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by squish67
Sun May 10, 2020 12:53 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Eastern Fly Fishing - May/June 2020
Replies: 9
Views: 584

Re: Eastern Fly Fishing - May/June 2020

At one of the golf tournaments, Tiger Woods was at the first tee being announced. They started naming all the events he had won, until, finally, Phil Mickleson yelled, "Wouldn't it be easier if you named the ones he hasn't won?" I guess with Mike, we will need to introduce him by what he hasn’t writ...
by squish67
Fri Mar 27, 2020 4:21 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Dave Brandt
Replies: 11
Views: 1493

Re: Dave Brandt

Sad to hear. Dave was a special kind of person. I will miss him, as I am sure everyone on this site will. Going have to hoist a Newcastle Brown in his memory.
by squish67
Mon Mar 23, 2020 6:00 pm
Forum: Wets
Topic: orignal bergman wets
Replies: 3
Views: 858

Re: orignal bergman wets

Cripes, don't let Valla see these, he''ll probably throw up. :D
by squish67
Sun Mar 22, 2020 6:56 pm
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: Adams
Replies: 10
Views: 1828

Re: Adams

Sweet!
by squish67
Thu Mar 19, 2020 7:16 pm
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: Art Lee's High Wing Emerger?
Replies: 15
Views: 1281

Re: Art Lee's High Wing Emerger?

Bill Phillips actually did not invent the Usual, but was there when Fran Betters did, and took off with it. Bill walked into the Angler's Nook in the spring of 1976, and showed me a fly and asked me to quess what it was tied with. He gave me one, and then left after several days for the Beaverkill, ...
by squish67
Thu Mar 19, 2020 7:03 pm
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: Betters Haystack
Replies: 25
Views: 2407

Re: Betters Haystack

Agreed, Ed! :roll: :roll:
by squish67
Sun Mar 15, 2020 7:13 pm
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: Art Lee's High Wing Emerger?
Replies: 15
Views: 1281

Re: Art Lee's High Wing Emerger?

Or, for simplicities sake, you could just use a Usual! ;) ;) ;) ;) ;) ;)
by squish67
Fri Mar 13, 2020 9:59 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Synthetic parachute wing material?
Replies: 20
Views: 2543

Re: Synthetic parachute wing material?

Orvis used to make a poly wing material which was excellent. No more however. Will run out shortly!
by squish67
Thu Mar 12, 2020 5:23 pm
Forum: The Mighty Trout
Topic: March Madness
Replies: 4
Views: 658

Re: March Madness

Sweet, Alan! What hook are you using?
by squish67
Fri Feb 21, 2020 11:34 am
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Sizes
Replies: 10
Views: 1737

Re: Sizes

Not sure about the DDT, but have long thought the Mayflies are getting smaller. In the early 70's we used to match the Hendrickson with a size 12, it is a 14 now. Henry McIntyre, one of my mentors, had fished the Battenkill back in the late teens (100 years ago), when brook trout were still king. He...