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by redietz
Thu Jan 30, 2020 5:04 pm
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: The Pink Lady
Replies: 4
Views: 219

Re: The Pink Lady

twistedtippet wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:52 am
Love the wings ...
Indeed. Double slip wings are hard to do, and those are perfect.
by redietz
Wed Jan 29, 2020 12:49 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Alpaca Dubbing
Replies: 2
Views: 267

Re: Alpaca Dubbing

narcodog wrote:
Wed Jan 29, 2020 11:29 am
I gave you info on classicflyrod forum.
Which highlights the problem of cross posting the same question to multiple fora. Not everyone will see the responses. (Of course, if question isn't cross posted, only one forum will see the responses anyway.)
by redietz
Mon Jan 27, 2020 12:57 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: History of the Catskill region
Replies: 17
Views: 802

Re: History of the Catskill region

I find it interesting that the first map shows Africa as being entirely above the equator. Yet, the new world is shown fairly properly located.
by redietz
Tue Jan 21, 2020 6:56 pm
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: Delaware Adams
Replies: 6
Views: 301

Re: Delaware Adams

Bob: What no patriots on a Catskill forum? It is a Crystal Flash body... As with several of the flies associated with Charlie Meck, it's often derided as a "junk" fly. Let in Patriots, and the next thing you know people will be posting Green Weenies. There goes the neighborhood. (FWIW, I'd fish a P...
by redietz
Tue Jan 21, 2020 2:56 pm
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: Delaware Adams
Replies: 6
Views: 301

Re: Delaware Adams

More than 80 views and not a single comment?... Maybe it's outrage at the Patriot on a Catskill forum. :) Actually, it's a productive fly, and well tied here, although it looks be unconventional with respect to the blue portion of the body. It appears to be thread or floss rather than Crystal Flash...
by redietz
Tue Jan 14, 2020 8:54 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Tippet Rings
Replies: 11
Views: 502

Re: Tippet Rings

I only use tippet rings in winter to pre-tie teams at home with warm fingers, and those teams are probably not going include dry flies. However, I have used them with dries in the past (swapping out the top dropper for a dry when there's a winter midge hatch happening) and have had no problems. The ...
by redietz
Mon Jan 13, 2020 4:32 pm
Forum: Wets
Topic: North Country the Speckled Dun.
Replies: 3
Views: 263

Re: North Country the Speckled Dun.

Excellent! Now I have a use for the flight feathers in a water hen wing.
by redietz
Fri Jan 10, 2020 4:25 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Tying hackle
Replies: 20
Views: 1021

Re: Tying hackle

ted patlen wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 12:42 pm
the hackle must be tied in by the tips for body hackles. That is the only way together a taper is formed on paltered bodies.
Not really. You can always wrap front to back, and anchor with a rib (even if it's only the tag end of your tying thread.)
by redietz
Thu Jan 09, 2020 5:34 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Tying hackle
Replies: 20
Views: 1021

Re: Tying hackle

ted patlen wrote:
Wed Jan 08, 2020 8:35 pm
I won't be home till Friday so I can't check but I seem to remember that Bergman tied it in by the tip, could be wrong......someone check trout, the chapter with photos on how to tie...
No, the photos clearly show the hackle tied in by the stem.

(Not every edition of Trout has those photos.)
by redietz
Tue Dec 17, 2019 6:18 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: To all fly fishermen
Replies: 4
Views: 345

Re: To all fly fishermen

Vance wrote:
Tue Dec 17, 2019 9:45 am
Lost two nymphs in the trees.
Only two? That's what I call a successful day fishing!