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by Vance
Tue Mar 12, 2013 9:18 am
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Hooks Question
Replies: 23
Views: 11293

Re: Hooks Question

Hi, As Allan wrote Ilike for dries 94833 and for nymphs the 71and the 72 forgot the first two numbers. For years I used Herters hooks but Herter went out of bussiness.. I still have some herter's and use them once in awhile when I feel like tying up some dries...Vance
by Vance
Mon Feb 18, 2013 8:02 am
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: dry fly wings
Replies: 17
Views: 3175

Re: dry fly wings

Hi, This is my 2 cents worth about wings. Fast water with alot of rocks around no wings. The fish have to make up there mind in a heart beat if they want the fly. Slower water I use wings. The trout see the wings first before they see the whole fly...On flies 18 or smaller I donot use wings...On my ...
by Vance
Wed Jan 30, 2013 5:54 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Winter tying --- just wondering...
Replies: 15
Views: 2112

Re: Winter tying --- just wondering...

Hi, I always keep 220 grit sandpaper at my desk when I'm tying flies. If your thread starts to stick on your fingers just sand paper them a little and presto no more burrs on your fingers...Good Luck, Bill Vance