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  1. how big of a bug you need to tie some time the hackle will not reach around the hole bug if using the wrong size for size 2 and 4 use strung neck hackle in purple black and olive marabou same color and chenille in any bright color plus the colors listed is all you need for woolly buggers indian neck are small feathers if you got black i tye my stone flies with 2mm foam and black biots and indian neck hackle black like so can be used every were on tons of different flies
  2. now sure were about's your from but it kinda looks like a pine cone no joke intended any ways good luck and tight lines rhino....................
  3. don't know if your budget will afford these but they are very much briar proof and semi barbed wire proof any ways good luck and tight lines rhino................ http://www.cabelas.com/cabelas/en/template...&id=0005491
  4. here is a list i got for michian waters no telling if you can use them there or not but any ways it's streamers none the less and other bugs i teach Class 1 Green caddis larva Hook standard nymph 1 x long sizes 6 – 14 Thread black 6/0 Body bright green yarn - single strand of Head peacock hearl or dark olive chenille 1) Tie in yarn using the pinch wrap method at the first bend (make sure thread is forward of tie in point) 2) Attach hackle pliers to yarn until rope is formed 3) Wrap yarn ¾ of the way up the shank (make sure thread is forward of this point) 4) Tie in peacock herl at yarn tie in point (warp peacock herl ½ warp around shank so that the herl is in the line of the thread. Then wrap herl around thread 4 time. Holding herl and thread together wrap forward and tie off . remember not to crowd the eye of the hook 5) Finish with small head then whip finish and glue Pheasant tail nymph Hook standard nymph 12-20 Thread brown 6/0 Ribbing fine copper wirer Tail ring neck pheasant Abdomen pheasant tail Wing case Thorax 1) Tie in copper wire 2) Select mahogany colored tail fibers according to hook size (bigger hook longer fibers) 3) Tie in tail length should be ½ of hook shank 4) Attach hackle pliers and make rope with remaining fibers 5) Wrap fiber forward ½ the way up hook shank 6) Wrap forward the copper wire 7) Tie back remaining fiber to form wing case (if no mahogany fiber are left cut off and tie in new ones ) 8) Tie in pea cock right in front of abdomen . warp herl around thread 4 time til a rope is formed (make sure to leave room for tying down wing case and forming head) 9) Pull wing case over peacock herl and tie off pull remaining fiber aside to imitate legs 10) Form small head and whip finish off Wooly bugger Hook 3x to 4 x long streamer hook size 1-12 Thread black or color to match body Weight lead wire or lead eyes Tail black marabou Hackle black schalpen or saddle hackle Body dark olive chenille 1) Weight your hook 2) Tie in tail at bend of hook tail should be length of shank 3) Tie in hackle by the tip at bend of hook. 4) Tie in chenille at benmd 5) Wrap chenille to eye with out crowding it 6) Palmer hackle to over body to eye 7) form small head whip finish and glue note this fly is tied in numerous color combinations some are all black all brown all olive.be creative and give them a try. Black nosed dace Hook 3 x long streamer hook Thread black Tail red yarn Body small oval and flat two sided Mylar Wing white black and brown buck tail in that order 1) tie in yarn for tail 2) tie in oval tinsel at bend of hook 3) tie in flat tinsel at eye of hook 4) warp tinsel back to bend and then forward to eye 5) wrap oval tinsel forward 6) tie in a small clump of white buck tail about 1-1/2 length of shank 7) tie in black buck tail same length 8) tie in brown buck tail same length 9) form small head and whip finish Soft hackle Hook standard nymph or dry sizes 8 – 18 Thread brown 6/0 Body single strand floss green purple orange or yellow Thorax dubbing rabbit dubbing natural Hackle Hungarian partridge or Indian saddle hackle or hen saddle hackle 1) tie in floss at bend of hook wrap forward ¾ the way up the hook shank 2) add small amount of dubbing to form small ball covering up were you tied off the floss 3) Select the correct size feather for that size hook that you have in vice. (The barbules should extend to the bend of hook ) and tie in the tip right at the dubbing ball 4) Warp hackle forward with out crowding eye when tying off the hackle put a few extra wraps so the hackle will face back 5) Form small head whip finish and glue May fly nymph hendrickson size 12-14 Hook standard 1x long nymph hook 12 -20 Thread brown Weight wire or bead optional Rib fine copper wire optional Tail wood duck flank fiber in lemon wood duck Abdomen natural fur dubbing in seal brown or Hendrickson purple Wing case white tipped turkey tail Legs English grouse or other molted brown feather 1) Weight hook 2) Tie in copper wire at bend if desired 3) Tie in tail at bend off hook the length should be ½ of shank 4) Dub thread and wrap ½ way up hook shank 5) Wrap copper wire the length of dubbing 6) Tie in a length of turkey were the dubbing ended 7) Dub thread again and tie forward to eye leaving room 8) Tie off wing case 9) Tie in grouse barbules on bottom of hook beard style to suggest legs the length should not be past the hook point 10) Form small head whip finish and glue 11) Change color and sizes to imitate other may flies Elk hair caddis Tan caddis 14-18 Hook std dry fly 6 – 20 Hackle brown Body tan dubbing Wing light or bleached elk hair 1) Tie in hackle at end of hook 2) Dub thread and wrap forward a level body ¾ the way up the hook shank 3) Palmer the hackle forward over the dubbing the length should be the length of the gap of the hook an over sized hackle may be used and clipped to length 4) Tie in wing just in front of dubbing on thread cover hook shank leaving a small flared head. Do not cover head wing length should be a little long then hook shank 5) Once wing secured whip finish at tie in point and glue . 6) Note other colors are green caddis green dark olive light olive and brown with brown hackle and dark gray with black hackle . Bivisible Hook dry fly size 10-18 Thread color to match hackle Tail spade hackle to match rear hackle Hackle brown dun or black on rear and cream or white on front 1) Tie in 15 barbules of spade hackle for the tail the length of tail should be length of hook shank 2) Tie in rear hackle at bend of hook shank 3) Wrap hackle forward 2/3 of the shank length tie off clip off excess 4) Tie in front hackle at 2/3 tie off point(just in front of tie of point) 5) Wrap hackle forward just in front of eye 6) Form small head and whip finish and glue Gold ribbed hears ear Hook 1x long nymph hook size 4 -18 Thread brown Weight wire or bead Rib fine flat gold mylar Tail guard hair from hears mask Wing white tipped turkey tail Thorax mixed under fur and guard hair from hairs mask 1) Weight hook 2) Tie in tinsel at bend of hook 3) Tie in clump of guards hairs at bend off hook length should be ½ of shank length 4) Dub abdomen with hares mask blend 5) Wrap tinsel over abdomen 6) Tie in a strip of turkey tail were the dubbing ended 7) Insert hared mask in to dubbing blend and twist wrap forward to eye or bead 8) Pull wing case over thorax and tie off ‘form small head whip finish and glue 9) Note maybe tied in any color of hares mask you can find Parachute dry fly Hendrickson size 12 or 14 Hook dry 8-24 Thread brown 6/0 Tail med brown spade hackle or micro fibbetts splayed fan or clump style Body dark tan dubbing Wing feather calf tail or synthetic material Hackle med dun 1. tie in tail extended off back of hook the tail should be length of shank 2. tie in wing ¾ the way up the hook ( length should be from bend to eye ) 3. pull wing material pull wing at 90degree to hook shank wrap thread in front to make it stand up 4. post wing material with clock wise thread wraps. 5. dub thread and wrap a tapered body from bend to just behind wing 6. tie hackle in front of wing 7. dub and complete thorax 8. wrap hackle around base of wing counter clock wise and tie off 9. form small head and whip finish double hitch and glue 10. note color maybe changed to imitate other may flies catskill style dry fly Hendrickson 12or 14 Hook standard dry 10-20 Thread brown 6/0 Tail med dun spade hackle Body dun tan dubbing Wing wood duck or mallard flank dyed wood duck Hackle Medium dun 1. tie in 10-15 barbules of spade hackle the length of hook shank 2. tie in mallard flank feather ¾ the length up the shank extendeding out over the eye of the hook feather length should be 1-1/2 the gap of the hook 3. post and divide wing after cutting 4. Divide in to two equal part to form wings. 5. dub thread and wrap forward to just behind wing 6. tie in hackle just behind wing 7. Wrap hackle equal in front and behind wing then tie off. 8. form small head whip finish and glue 9. Change size and color to imitate other may flies. Comparadun Hendrickson 12-14 Hook standard dry 10-20 Thread brown 6/0 Tail micro fibbets or spade hackle Body dark tan dubbing Wing natral costal deer hair 1. dub a small ball at bend off hook 2. splay tailing material on both side of dubbing ball use 4 fiber two on each side tail should be length of hook shank 3. tie in stacked costal deer hair ¾ up the shank of the hook with tip extending out over the eye after do not let go of the butt ends make sure it is secure and then trim them this way you do not cut the tails off when you trim the butts 4. pull up deer hair so it is at a 90degree to hook shank then wrap thread in front of wing to make it stand up right and flair out 5. dub you thread and wrap a tapered body 6. form small head whip finish and glue 7. flare wing so it sits 180 degrees on top of hook 8. note change color and sizes to imitate other may flies. Griffiths knat hook dy fly 14-22 Thread olive Rib fine gold wire Body peacock herl Hackle grizzly hackle Serendipity Hook tmc 2487 size 14-22 Thread to match body Body light green gray red thread or yarn Wing case deer hair trimmed Green machine Hook dry fly 18-22 tmc100 Thread white rib fine silver wire Body Danville plus or equal in chartreuse only Thorax in peacock herl Marabou muddler olive Hook 3xl streamer hook Thread black 6/0 Tail red hackle fibers Body gold diamond braid Wing peacock over olive marabou over olive calf tail Collar deer hair Head deer hair spun and clipped to shape The zoo cougar 4 xl size 2-8 thread Danville plus color to match head tail marabou color to suit body sparkle braid color to suit under wing white calf tail wing mallard flank feather flat on top of the hook collar deer hair color to suit head deer hair spun and clipped to shape comments it is important to place the flank feather flat on top of the hook trim the head flat on bottom try a razor blade grizzly king buck tail hook 3 to 4 xl tag flat silver tinsel tail crimson goose shoulder body green floss or yarn rib small flat silver tinsel wing gray squirrel tail collar grizzly hackle cheeks jungle cock optional royal coach man goose wing hook 4xl up eye streamer or standard sal;mon hook tail golden pheasant tippet body in thirds peacock herl red floss peacock herl beard coachman brown hackle wing white goose shoulder Trout fin hook standard wet fly Tail golden pheasant tippet Rib small silver ovel tinsel Body medium silver mylar tinsel Throat hot orange hackle Wings married stips of 4 white 6 black and 10 hot orange Little brook trout buck tail Hook 4-6 xl streamer hook Tail red over green buck tail Rib med silver flat tinsel Body white wool cotton yarn Throat orange buck tail Wing small clumps of orange and green buck tail and grail squirrel tail cheeks jungle cock kiwi muddler hook 4xl stremer body olive wool yarn under wing pearl crystal flash wing kite shape piece of rabbit strip collar head spun and clipped deer hair cone head zonker hook 3xl streamer head hot orange / red bead tail orange rabbit or marabou body peacock herl wing black rabbit strip collar schlappen other colors: white rabbit pearl body grizzly hackle silver cone olive rabbit gold body olive hackle copper cone brown rabbit peacock body brown hackle gold cone Double bunny Hook 3-4 xl streamer 2-1/0 Wing dark over light magnum zonker strips sides flash a bou eyes stick on eyes head devcon five minute deciver hook standard salt water or strait eyed nymph tail 4 hackle tips crystal flash body silver mylar collar buck tail to tip of tail sides flashabou wing 4 peacock herls strands even eyes stick on head devcon family secret hook 6-7 xl streamer tail 15 peacock sword fibers rib silver embossed tinsel body flat silver tinsel throat guinea hen 2-6 white hackles to tail cheecks jungle cock spruse fly hook 6 xl streamer tail pea cock sword fibers body 2/3 peacock 1/3 red yarn collar furnace badger hackle wing 4 furance badge hackle tied back to back Double grizzly king hook 2xl nymph eye cut off and 3 xl nymph joined suflon wire tail crimson goose flank rib flat silver tinsel body emerald embroidery floss collar grizzly hackle wing 4 grizzly hackles cheeks jungle cock (optional) gray ghost (rangely style) hook 8 – 10 xl stremer hook rib flat silver tinsel body orange floss throat long white buck tail beard white schalppen under wing long golden pheasant toping curling down wing 4 olive gray hackles shoulders silver pheasant cheeks jungle cock assemble wing shoulder check for each side and then glue together then mount slightly to the side of center brown drake hook dry size 12 thread dark brown wing posted elk hair tail moose body hair body dyed golden yellow deer hair hackle brown or golden yellow dyed grizzly grass hopper hook dry fly size 8-10 thread yellow body yellow tied bullet head style wing pheasant church window feather treated leg rubber yellow marker egg yarn color to suit matuka olive hook 2-4 xl streamer thread olive oval gold tinsel. wing : OLIVE DYED HEN HACKLE BODY OLIVE CHENILLE OR GREEN DUBBING
  5. me i do not like the spider because of the jaw it not cam lock but can be modified i think. if tying midges primary try the dyna king king fisher like so i think it's a better vice or some thing similar http://www.griffinenterprisesinc.com/accessories.html 108 dollars for the dyna king king fisher this is the vise I should own the price was at hook hack not sure what it is a jsflffishing.com should be close to the same price http://www.dyna-king.com/flyvise_dtl.asp?i...v=0&pid=082 http://www.hookhack.com/
  6. learn how to tie the thread on and you will never stop :yahoo:
  7. what i use for the tarpon whistler or the seaducer type patterns is strung neck hackle in white, yellow ,black, chartreuse, barred tan, barred chartreuse, red, purple , etc... but i use white yellow and chartreuse the most use it for the body and the tails any ways good luck and tight lines rhino... i am sure jsflyfishing carries it to
  8. 1) have enough space for storage of stuff like a couple of 30 dollar dressers that you will find if they run on sale some were 2) you need a tv dinner tray and a good chair that is comfy. dinner tray looks like what at link below i got mine for $7.99 for one not a set http://www.target.com/TV-Tray-Set-Natural/...rays&page=1 3) must have a tv with dvd player 4) i don't like having the computer in the tying area but it can double as a tying computer room. the reason is i can not do two at once when i take a break i get on the computer. 5) keep it clean the reason i use a tv dinner tray is to keep the room clean if i got clutter on the desk it going to lose stuff and wreck stuff most of all if some thing spills on a good cape your s.o.l. this and keep a vacuum in the room 6) a cord less phone will help so you do not have to get up wile tying when no one is home any ways good luck and tight lines rhino................
  9. like others said go whiting. and as for size between half and 1/4 saddles here is some thing to think about are you a pro tier if not do not get any thing bigger then a half. 1/4 should do you just fine and yes they will tie down to mostly 16 on and 14 on certain capes. best way to judge is bring a hackle gage to your local shop and do not take out the staple but measure most of the hackles with the gage and find the saddles you like best. i got a saddle in silver that all it ties is 16's perfect for me but you maybe not. any ways you can get 5-6 flies per hackle strand. so if there is 100 on a 1/4 saddle then are you going to tie 600 flies with that color maybe in your life time but not in a week. unless your a pro tier filling orders. any ways good luck and tight lines rhino...............btw i like one size smaller for my dries because of build on the tie in spot were you wrap the hackle just a tip
  10. also try here http://www.kaufmannsstreamborn.com/Catalog.../Necks/UMPNECK/
  11. they sell a metz grade 3 but to tell you the truth i would rather a grade 2 or 1 any ways it blue dun are you looking for light blue dun or med blue dun or dark blue dun i think i have half of a med blue dun from cabelas i can get a pic up if you need it that bad any ways good luck and tight lines rhino............. http://www.murraysflyshop.com/flytying_hacklecapes.html also try anglersworkshop.com
  12. i hate to suggest this but have you ever heard of chuck and duck fishing you could set up a rod for c"n"d on a 6 weight. if all there is is trout in them holes if there is steel head or Atlantic's you may want a bigger rod if not a 6 should be fine. the reason i hate to suggest c"n"d is some claim it not fly fishing. but fishing is fishing with a lot so granted some one may want to try some thing different. you can fish streamers and nymphs but no dries on a c"n"d set up and it is real easy to cast. any ways good luck and tight lines rhino.... the heaver head will not make it sink faster they do the same thing. http://www.trailstotrout.com/tips.html ....
  13. this one is for your friend i would suggest him this tool set a a good vise link for tool set below. before i suggest materials you have to plan on what kind of fish your chasing and ware your going to be chasing it. weather it's salt or fresh bass/ trout/ salmon/ steel/ pike/ carp / the materials differ from trout to bass and to salt. if your planing every thing i can suggest patterns and hooks/ materials for all. but it does you no good if you buy it if you do not want it. tool set at link below. if you can say a vacation spot because you got family there some time make it easier to select stuff if you been there multiple times already. http://www.jsflyfishing.com/cgi-bin/item/O...l-Gift-Set.html
  14. if your only going to be there for a week or two may i suggest reading leftys 101 fly fishing tips this and or pocket guide fly fishing for trout so some thing similar there small books but pack a lot of neat tips fly tying what do you use most are you going to be headed to the salmon camp in baldwin michigan this year? mite want to think of a few patterns to use there. or do some other tying etc to catch up on what you need for the next season you will encounter.as for vises use a c clamp it lighter then a pedestal's base base the bobbin on what you plan on tying if your tying no midges don't bring a midge bobbin if not tying deer hair why dring stuff for it etc... base what you bring on what you want to tie like streamers . or nymphs or even dries. any ways hope this helped good luck and tight lines rhino...................
  15. no showers and sleeping on the ground is fun till you do it a lot. try any kind of streamer works great really those fish eat any thing look for wild rice in the water and follow the weed line casting close to it sure to get a pike sooner or later the wild rice grows buy shore up to about 10 foot of water some time more so weed less is best used for piking since it not spring thaw and the pike are not in the shallows right now trying to spawn. i would hit the rice they will be there all winter until spawning time any ways i got bigger rod but a 7 wt should work don't forget bite guards like masons 30 pound test or even tyger wire bite guards attached to the class tippet of like 10-20 pounds if you have to try stone covered points coming off from shore a deep running line is need and a good count be fore you start to strip also. bass bugs pike flies and leaches type patterns and frogs work wonders. any ways good luck and tight lines rhino...................do not forget the chain saw just encase a beaver downs a tree on that 235 mile dirt road
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