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by Roy
Sun Nov 21, 2010 7:11 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: La Branche frame
Replies: 9
Views: 1167

Re: La Branche frame

Good work you guys,

Roy
by Roy
Wed Nov 17, 2010 6:16 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Lawrence Waldron vice - Raffle for Casting for Recovery
Replies: 3
Views: 824

Lawrence Waldron vice - Raffle for Casting for Recovery

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This may be the last ever LAW vice.

250 tickets on sale.
Buy a ticket to support recoverers in UK&I
Thanks,
Roy
by Roy
Mon Nov 15, 2010 6:54 pm
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: Daniel's Coachman
Replies: 10
Views: 1348

Re: Daniel's Coachman

just gorgeous
by Roy
Mon Nov 15, 2010 6:51 pm
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: Lazy Man´s Black Gnat
Replies: 6
Views: 781

Re: Lazy Man´s Black Gnat

You have a fine hand Niklas
8-)
by Roy
Sat Nov 13, 2010 7:22 pm
Forum: Nymphs
Topic: glass nymphs
Replies: 6
Views: 1203

Re: glass nymphs

the acrylic is a light cure acrylic resin - Clear Cure Goo Thebodies are built, covered with resin, allowed to flow around like epoxy and then flash cured(3 secs) when you get the body shape. In its early recipes the stuff set slightly tacky and is best cured by a simple layer of fingernail polish. ...
by Roy
Sat Nov 13, 2010 3:45 pm
Forum: Nymphs
Topic: glass nymphs
Replies: 6
Views: 1203

Re: glass nymphs

Very nice, but you do need to learn what side of the hook is the top. What is the body, if I may ask. -Joe That is the top Joe, those are keel hooks. :) The bodies are pearsall's silk, with rib of Krystal flash overlaid with clear cure acrylic and some water rat fibers laid on to the final coat of ...
by Roy
Sat Nov 13, 2010 2:16 pm
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: guilty of corruption
Replies: 14
Views: 2637

Re: guilty of corruption

A little history The Experienced Angler - Colonel Robert Venables - 1662 http://www.luminarium.org/renascence-editions/venables1.html a stunning insight, from which... First, I begin to set on my hook, placing the hair on the inside of its shank, with such coloured silk as I conceive most proper for...
by Roy
Sat Nov 13, 2010 1:44 pm
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: guilty of corruption
Replies: 14
Views: 2637

Re: guilty of corruption

Here ya go Dennis Datus Proper - What the Trout Said (p193) :- Upside-Down Variation The parachute design can be tied upside-down, keeping the hook out of the water. C. F. Walker showed such a design and called it a "freak" in 1957. An article by Ron Cortes in the December 1973 Fly Fisherman inspire...
by Roy
Fri Nov 12, 2010 10:33 pm
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: guilty of corruption
Replies: 14
Views: 2637

Re: guilty of corruption

Half a dozen turns of Mr Collins hackle will make a fine fly,
Hackle length aboput 1.5 times gape
Enjoy
I don't remember the Stalker but it is there for sure, reported in Datus Proper, I could find the ref.
cheers,
Roy
by Roy
Fri Nov 12, 2010 10:16 pm
Forum: Wets
Topic: Dark Watchet
Replies: 9
Views: 1185

Re: Dark Watchet

Thanks, I was looking in the files for that wee coachman and came across all sorts of mad stuff, this one's a beaut for sure. They are sweet to tie, you put the water rat between the norange and purple threads and wind, then unwind as you lay on the body, hence the body effect jackdaw hackle. yummy ...