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  1. Hello All Was just rereading Dressing Flies for fresh and salt water by Poul Jorgensen. In chapter 7 he mentions all fur nymphs dressed by Wayne Leonard of Harrisburg Pa. I was wandering if anyone knows of any other articles or books where he shows how to make these nymph patterns ? I believe I had seen a demonstration of him tying at a T U meeting years ago... thank you and happy holidays...Jim
  2. Santa came in today’s mail. Thank you Saint Nick 🎅
  3. Looking for some Bing Limpke flies with a signed card ? [email protected]
  4. Hello List, Looking for Flies tied by Charles Brooks or Bing Limpke for my small collection . [email protected]
  5. Looking for a Charles Brooks fly with signature card...Jim [email protected]
  6. Hello List ; Where might I purchase a Cree hen cape. Cant locate any with the usual searches.....thank you, Jim
  7. Hello: Can anyone direct me to a maker of a mold to make lead dumbbell eyes. My search so far has turned up nothing....thank you...Jim
  8. Wanted : Fly tied by Charles Brooks with signature... [email protected]
  9. That's good advice, Shoe, IF you have the materials to "get familiar with" in the first place.For a tier that DOESN'T have the material ... what would be good substitutes for fox fur? That's me, I don't have any substitutes ....
  10. Thank you so much, they never showed on my searches....j
  11. Hello List: Looking to make some March Brown floating nymphs. The recipe I'm looking at calls for some brown fox in the dub mixture. Can anyone direct me to a source of brown fox, as I only need a small amount. Thank you in advance.....Jim
  12. Hey guys: you are great !!! Thank you for all your replys , thanks so much....Jim
  13. Well to me the video is different from a paraloop or hackle stacker. The Chauncy Lively & Roy Christy style pattern, as shown by Cammista, results in a fly that looks like the OP's image, much more than a straight paraloop. The method of tying down the loop, winding the hackle inside the loop,then pulling the loop tight, results in a thin, flat disk of hackle, much like a parachute. Here's one in our fly DB by flyslinger that shows the style. I'm not sure if flyslinger is active, but maybe he or TCTrout can clear this up. Hackle stacker/paraloop results in a "bush" of hackle, sort of a hemi-sphere, not a disk. One of ScottP's lovely paraloops as shown in his SBS. Well to me the video is different from a paraloop or hackle stacker. The Chauncy Lively & Roy Christy style pattern, as shown by Cammista, results in a fly that looks like the OP's image, much more than a straight paraloop. The method of tying down the loop, winding the hackle inside the loop,then pulling the loop tight, results in a thin, flat disk of hackle, much like a parachute. Here's one in our fly DB by flyslinger that shows the style. I'm not sure if flyslinger is active, but maybe he or TCTrout can clear this up. Hackle stacker/paraloop results in a "bush" of hackle, sort of a hemi-sphere, not a disk. One of ScottP's lovely paraloops as shown in his SBS. Hello Bruce : I can not open your link , would really like to see it as the fly I posted is one of Chauncy Livel's......jim '
  14. What if it were a duck quill wing, and there were no stem ?....j
  15. Hi all : Need the collective opinion from you all. How and with what would you post this fly in order to apply hackle ? Thank you and happy holidays....Jim
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