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by Terrestrial12
Thu May 04, 2023 6:44 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Sparkle Nymph
Replies: 6
Views: 17589

Re: Sparkle Nymph

Love this one
by Terrestrial12
Tue May 02, 2023 4:28 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Biot Soft Hackles
Replies: 10
Views: 4427

Re: Biot Soft Hackles

With biots, peacock herl, ostrich...anything like that I put a drop of gel super glue over my thread base and wrap it trough the glue. Builds a stronger fly plus if you fumble and drop it, it won't come unwound on you
by Terrestrial12
Tue May 02, 2023 6:54 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Biot Soft Hackles
Replies: 10
Views: 4427

Re: Biot Soft Hackles

Those. Are. In. Credible.
So buggy but so simple, the colors work together for an overall tone that's also very buggy...these are just stellar.
by Terrestrial12
Mon May 01, 2023 6:42 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Tri-color Rusty
Replies: 10
Views: 4336

Re: Tri-color Rusty

Damn it man! Any time I feel like I'm a good fly tyer I just look at Carl's work and remember how mediocre I am.
by Terrestrial12
Mon May 01, 2023 6:36 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Rusty Too Flymph
Replies: 7
Views: 3514

Re: Rusty Too Flymph

That's buggy
by Terrestrial12
Wed Apr 05, 2023 7:13 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Frenchy Time
Replies: 8
Views: 11680

Re: Frenchy Time

DUBBN those frenchies are BANGERS! I'm not a euro guy and typically tie nymphs with a little more "soul" but I LOVE the frenchie. I tie a variant that's for isonychia and it's phesant I've dyed over black (actually a charcoal gray) with a black rib and a collar made from a claret/olive spe...
by Terrestrial12
Tue Apr 04, 2023 6:45 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Orange partridge
Replies: 8
Views: 3325

Re: Orange partridge

Ray the silk came from a French costume designer. Apparently she comes from a long line of dress makers and her great grandmother left her a building full of vintage silks, tinsel, and some weird hybrids that are silk threads with wire twisted in as one of the strands. The threads and flosses are IN...
by Terrestrial12
Mon Apr 03, 2023 3:06 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Orange partridge
Replies: 8
Views: 3325

Orange partridge

Just a simple orange partridge I tried to make a little interesting with some 200 year old French silk.

Hook- mustad 3366 (my favorite spider hook) size 12
Abdomen- vintage orange silk thread ribbed with vintage orange silk floss
Hackle- brown partridge
by Terrestrial12
Mon Apr 03, 2023 3:00 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Imitation Wood Duck (dyed mallard)
Replies: 12
Views: 3491

Re: Imitation Wood Duck (dyed mallard)

For 2 whole days after waterfowl season last year I sorted mallard, woodie, teal, pigtail, and gadwall flank. Ended up with an entire shoebox full of fluff off the bottom of the feathers if that tells you how much sorting I did
by Terrestrial12
Wed Mar 29, 2023 6:59 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Partridge & Orange
Replies: 9
Views: 3230

Re: Partridge & Orange

Oh these stupid hooks sent me down a rabbit hole of collecting weird hooks. The kink barb hooks I have are mustads tho. Whoever got my Christmas package got abig kink streamer hook