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by joaniebo
Mon Oct 15, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: Wets
Topic: Pheasant Tail & Plover
Replies: 4
Views: 1679

Re: Pheasant Tail & Plover

St. Froid

Send me a message with your name and address and I'll mail a few Golden Plover hackles to you.

Bob
by joaniebo
Mon Oct 15, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: Wets
Topic: Pheasant Tail & Plover
Replies: 4
Views: 1679

Re: Pheasant Tail & Plover

I get all of my game skins and wings from Steve Cooper at Cookshill in the UK. The Golden Plover skins cost £40.00 each (approx. $60.00) and are very scarce with a long waiting list. But it's worth it to get on the list and wait until your name turns up for a skin and / or wings. Snipe and Waterhen ...
by joaniebo
Mon Oct 15, 2018 12:02 pm
Forum: Wets
Topic: Pheasant Tail & Plover
Replies: 4
Views: 1679

Pheasant Tail & Plover

Did these awhile back. Since I got a new Golden Plover skin from Cookshill a couple months ago, I better get busy usin more Plover hackles.
by joaniebo
Sat Oct 13, 2018 10:26 am
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: More of Rev. Powell's Dressing
Replies: 0
Views: 541

More of Rev. Powell's Dressing

A few more attemots at Rev. Powell's flies.
by joaniebo
Sat Oct 13, 2018 10:22 am
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: Powell's Orange Otters
Replies: 0
Views: 543

Powell's Orange Otters

Posted these on the Claasic Rod Forum but thought some might be interested in several variations of the Rev. Edward Powell's "Orange Otter."
by joaniebo
Tue Oct 09, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: 'Spider' dry flies
Replies: 25
Views: 4755

Re: 'Spider' dry flies

Several years ago, one of our TU Chapter's Founding members passed away and his wife gave me a few of his old fly tying materials and flies, including a couple large hackled / small bodied dries that I decided to duplicate. Here's a couple tied a few years back with grizzly hackles on a size 16 up e...
by joaniebo
Fri May 25, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Wets
Topic: Pearsall's Gossamar Silk Thread
Replies: 9
Views: 3695

Re: Pearsall's Gossamar Silk Thread

Awhile back, Robert L. Smith posted a cross reference to YLI silks that can be used to replaced various Pearsall silks: For your reference, here’s information showing the YLI 100 number cross referenced to the Pearsall number (examble Pearsall #19 called Hot Orange is YLI 100 #216 called Bright Oran...
by joaniebo
Mon Apr 09, 2018 10:38 pm
Forum: Nymphs
Topic: Pink Squirrel
Replies: 22
Views: 9702

Re: Pink Squirrel

Thero

Yep, I fish Palmered flies almost all the time when I fish dries.

Bob
by joaniebo
Sun Apr 08, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: Nymphs
Topic: Pink Squirrel
Replies: 22
Views: 9702

Re: Pink Squirrel

I tied a few morer Pink Squirrels for the upcoming season plus LOTS of palmers.
by joaniebo
Tue Apr 03, 2018 10:35 am
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: I want the universe's best Hendrickson emerger
Replies: 24
Views: 5077

Re: I want the universe's best Hendrickson emerger

Matt's pic of his PT soft hackle reminded me a some flies I tied a couple weeks ago after receiving a Golden Olive dyed partridge skin from Dave Roberts of the Feather Emporium. Used Ginger colored pheasant tail fibesr and the Golden Olive partridge for this dressing.