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by zen leecher
Fri Aug 06, 2021 4:29 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Telephone Box.
Replies: 7
Views: 348

Re: Telephone Box.

looks like a copy of Ray's book made it to your island. Very nice looking tie.
by zen leecher
Wed Aug 04, 2021 11:02 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: All Purpose Nymph
Replies: 3
Views: 201

Re: All Purpose Nymph

very pretty looking flies and tied just the way they should be. I wish mine were so neatly tied.
by zen leecher
Sun Jul 25, 2021 10:16 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Cate's Turkey
Replies: 3
Views: 234

Re: Cate's Turkey

I remember reading about this pattern in Patrick's fly pattern book when I bought it in the mid-70's.

Good job Norm.
by zen leecher
Sat Jul 24, 2021 8:05 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Olives
Replies: 12
Views: 649

Re: Olives

DUBBN wrote: Sat Jul 24, 2021 5:29 pm All I had to do is ask.

Twenty fish in one hole with this fly.
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I had to tie a couple more.
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The picture of the fly has a fish scale on the bend of the hook. I can at least see that good.
by zen leecher
Sat Jun 12, 2021 9:03 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Norther Lights
Replies: 6
Views: 605

Re: Norther Lights

Norm, how is about the time I moved to central WA that FAOL stopped having the fishins up in Ephrata? :o
by zen leecher
Fri May 28, 2021 9:52 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Cookshill Hen English Partridge
Replies: 14
Views: 1722

Re: Cookshill Hen English Partridge

it's rare to have the head attached. Very small hackles are on the head and upper neck area. two thumbs up.
by zen leecher
Mon Mar 29, 2021 10:04 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Odds & Ends
Replies: 6
Views: 709

Re: Odds & Ends

Just noticed it is a Marriner pattern.
by zen leecher
Mon Mar 29, 2021 10:03 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Odds & Ends
Replies: 6
Views: 709

Re: Odds & Ends

that is the oddest rib wrap I've seen. One wrap. I wonder if this is in the old Roy Patrick's fly pattern book as it strikes me as a west coast pattern. Good job Norm. I'm slowly working my way thru what you posted earlier.
by zen leecher
Tue Mar 23, 2021 10:45 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Bobbin Holder Question and Vintage wax
Replies: 11
Views: 1487

Re: Bobbin Holder Question and Vintage wax

another memory lane walk for me here.
by zen leecher
Tue Mar 23, 2021 10:41 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Heritage Tying
Replies: 10
Views: 1006

Re: Heritage Tying

OH, you could have use a clothes pin as your thread weight as that's how i learned as a kid. Just had a brain activity (opposite of a fart) thought and wondered if hungarian partridge was being used at all for hackle back in the 50's-60's. I tied back then on the east coast and all I remember then w...