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by joaniebo
Fri Dec 30, 2016 3:50 pm
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: First dry in a while
Replies: 1
Views: 683

Re: First dry in a while

Very nice. Thanks for the pic.
by joaniebo
Fri Dec 02, 2016 12:57 pm
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: Crackleback Variation (Dry Fly)
Replies: 3
Views: 956

Re: Crackleback Variation (Dry Fly)

Crackleback Variation Dressing: Hook: Daiichi #1190 – Dry Fly Barbless sizes 12 - 16 Silk: Black Danville 8/0 or Pearsall Gossamer Silk Body: Light Olive – (Hareline – Pale Evening Dun) or Light Yellow – (Hareline – Pale Morning Dun) Back Spine: Two Strands of green peacock herl Hackle: 3 turns at e...
by joaniebo
Fri Dec 02, 2016 12:44 pm
Forum: Nymphs
Topic: Pink Squirrel
Replies: 22
Views: 6509

Re: Pink Squirrel

As an update, John Bethke has added a fourth material to his Pink Squirrel dubbing (I've been sworn to secrecy), so I recently tied a few dozen Pink Squirrel nymphs for next season. I also tie several "Pink Collared Variations' where I sub natural, dark and olive Hare's Ear fur; black squirrel and b...
by joaniebo
Fri Dec 02, 2016 12:35 pm
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: Crackleback Variation (Dry Fly)
Replies: 3
Views: 956

Crackleback Variation (Dry Fly)

If I recall correctly, Ed Story's original Crackleback was tied to be used as a combination dry and wet fly. There's a YouTube video showing Mr. Story tying a Crackleback - for those interested in seeing an original Crackleback. Quite a few years ago, I started tying a variation of the Crackleback a...
by joaniebo
Sun Mar 06, 2016 7:25 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Chauncy Lively vise?
Replies: 8
Views: 2048

Re: Chauncy Lively vise?

A couple years ago, Chauncy Lively's daughter (Ann) sent me a picture of her Dad's fly tying desk (attached)
by joaniebo
Sun Mar 06, 2016 4:36 pm
Forum: Nymphs
Topic: Pink Squirrel
Replies: 22
Views: 6509

Re: Pink Squirrel

CJ - I'm honored that you thought my Pink Squirrels were the originals as tied by its inventor! By the way, I found out that the gray colored Ligas dubbing you sent me was made from some shredded pieces of an "Aunt Lydia's Sparkle Yarn" . I cut the ALSY into small pieces and mixed them in my coffee ...
by joaniebo
Sat Mar 05, 2016 2:07 pm
Forum: Nymphs
Topic: Chadwicks 477
Replies: 24
Views: 7161

Re: Chadwicks 477

Using the Shetland Spindrift Wool yarn (Oyster #290 color), I tied some Killer Bugs last weekend at the "Celebration of Fly Tying" show in Grand Rapids, MI and then dropped them in a glass of water that I had on the table in front of me. Everyone who saw the color change from a tannish / grayish col...
by joaniebo
Sat Mar 05, 2016 1:56 pm
Forum: Nymphs
Topic: Pink Squirrel
Replies: 22
Views: 6509

Re: Pink Squirrel

A little update on the Pink Squirrel. I'm the guy that received the brown saddle hackle from catskilljohn - tied the nymphs that CSJ previously posted and also the same guy that raised a fuss when a guy (in Michigan or Ohio, I think) took a pic from "The Classic Rod Forum" of the Pink Squirrels that...