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by Niklas Dahlin
Fri Apr 08, 2016 12:45 pm
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: Mary Dette.. the movie
Replies: 9
Views: 2294

Re: Mary Dette.. the movie

Years ago Mary was tying flies at Ramsey Outdoors when she asked if there was a particular fly anyone wanted to see...So wiseass me said a variant. She looked at me knowing the answer when she said "yes...if you can find the hackles".. well i gave her a number of necks and she picked out 6 i repeat...
by Niklas Dahlin
Sun Mar 27, 2016 11:26 am
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: Mary Dette.. the movie
Replies: 9
Views: 2294

Re: Mary Dette.. the movie

Mantis wrote:Great clear well done video!
tie2fish wrote:A very nice tribute to a wonderful lady who has inspired many of us in many ways. Also a great testament to the value of thread control in tying, especially in your mounting of the wings. Thank you for sharing, Niklas.
Thanks guys..
by Niklas Dahlin
Sun Mar 27, 2016 2:35 am
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: Mary Dette.. the movie
Replies: 9
Views: 2294

Re: Mary Dette.. the movie

Barleywine wrote:Niklas, that's a wonderful tying video. Great details and instruction, particularly the way you demonstrated the preparation of the wing before tye in. I always appreciate a well-presented lesson. Please keep them coming.

-Chuck
Thanks Chuck
by Niklas Dahlin
Sat Mar 26, 2016 1:53 pm
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: Mary Dette.. the movie
Replies: 9
Views: 2294

Mary Dette.. the movie

Hi Guys..
Made a little video about my tribute fly to Mary Dette. I know there are some bloopers in the video, hope that you can see pass them :D

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9AjpyZXa4A4

Best wishes
Niklas
by Niklas Dahlin
Sun Jan 17, 2016 4:23 am
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: Red Quill... Variant
Replies: 6
Views: 3145

Re: Red Quill... Variant

catskilljohn wrote: I thought the same thing, looks like a DV in composition, and a damn nice one too :D CJ
Thank´s buddy. Long time since communicating bro.. Hope you are all well and tying off course :lol:
by Niklas Dahlin
Wed Dec 23, 2015 1:04 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Merry Christmas to My Catskill Buddies
Replies: 9
Views: 1443

Re: Merry Christmas to My Catskill Buddies

Dito... from a Sweden Catskill buddy :-)
by Niklas Dahlin
Wed Dec 23, 2015 1:03 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Help Needed
Replies: 6
Views: 1574

Re: Help Needed

Nik, If you do decide to dye, take them off the cape and strip them first. Otherwise, if you dye the whole cape when you remove the hackle barbs from the quill, much of the color will come off with the barbs (I found this out the hard way :D ) I stick with natural now. Matt Thanks.. but I really wa...
by Niklas Dahlin
Wed Dec 23, 2015 1:02 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Help Needed
Replies: 6
Views: 1574

Re: Help Needed

hey nik... if you tying red quill bodies some chinese necks are good for them as are the indian necks. and don't be afraid to dyed a really poor cape that just isn't good for anything else but quill bodies and nymphs... of course if you are looking for deep natural red for hackles then ignore what ...
by Niklas Dahlin
Wed Dec 23, 2015 12:59 pm
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: Red Quill... Variant
Replies: 6
Views: 3145

Re: Red Quill... Variant

Agree.. These flies are superb fishing tools..
by Niklas Dahlin
Tue Dec 22, 2015 6:18 pm
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: Red Quill... Variant
Replies: 6
Views: 3145

Red Quill... Variant

Last month I got an order on Catskill style dries, and he obviously likes Variant flies as he wanted a Red Quill tied Variant. Not a standard pattern of what I know, and nothing I had tried before... I myself like the Variant flies as well. A great fly, easy to fish and floats great. I have had many...