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by shakey
Sat Jul 06, 2019 2:19 am
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Seven and a half footer recommendation please...
Replies: 12
Views: 349

Re: Seven and a half footer recommendation please...

Bushwhacking into hemlock with a 7 1/2 footer?

Many people are happy with a $30 yellow glass eagle claw for this,not joking !
by shakey
Fri Mar 01, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Comparahatch contents question?
Replies: 7
Views: 675

Re: Comparahatch contents question?

i thought benjamin comparahatch was pretty good as sherlock holmes.
by shakey
Tue Feb 12, 2019 4:40 am
Forum: Wets
Topic: Waterhen / Moorhen
Replies: 4
Views: 577

Re: Waterhen / Moorhen

Bob,good to see you are still so generous.

You sent me mole fur,years ago.

All the best to you
by shakey
Mon Feb 05, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: A winter topic...
Replies: 22
Views: 1198

Re: A winter topic...

i generally tye my own,or use flies my wife tyes.

however,i do buy her flies that she uses as models. especially if i go to far away fly shops.

also,i do tye some bass poppers,but those cheap ones just make sense to buy rather than tye.

other than that,and collecting,i use my own.
by shakey
Mon Feb 05, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Favorite feathers
Replies: 27
Views: 1686

Re: Favorite feathers

good news! congratulations!!
by shakey
Sun Feb 04, 2018 4:21 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Favorite feathers
Replies: 27
Views: 1686

Re: Favorite feathers

St.Froid,I hate to be that guy,but, blue jay and woodpecker might be illegal feathers,regardless of origin.
Whether we harvest it ourselves,or it’s roadkill doesn’t matter in many cases.

Just saying to be careful.
by shakey
Sun Feb 04, 2018 1:04 am
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Favorite feathers
Replies: 27
Views: 1686

Re: Favorite feathers

A tye between starling,peacock herl,partridge,miner blue dun hen and jungle cock.

That’s a tough choice!
by shakey
Sun Feb 04, 2018 12:53 am
Forum: Wets
Topic: Heresy Maybe?
Replies: 8
Views: 721

Re: Heresy Maybe?

I tye SH’s with and without a thorax. No thorax for slow water,thorax to keep the hackle out in fast water. A rib if I want it to sink,or be more sturdy. A dry fly hook if I want it in the surface film. A tail for a mayfly,no tail for a caddis . Etc. I don’t think that’s heresy. These variations hav...
by shakey
Sun Feb 04, 2018 12:46 am
Forum: Wets
Topic: Montreal Wet Fly
Replies: 11
Views: 781

Re: Montreal Wet Fly

Not what you’re looking for , but, I often sub hen pheasant wing,because I get matching (ish) pairs cheap.
Good luck!
by shakey
Sun Feb 04, 2018 12:42 am
Forum: Wets
Topic: Hare's Ear Blend & Partridge Soft Hackles
Replies: 5
Views: 1961

Re: Hare's Ear Blend & Partridge Soft Hackles

I always like your flies. All the best to you.