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  • Birthday 09/19/1952

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  1. i currently have the Fly2000 app on my desktop now and like i said about a fly-fishing journal, i used it a couple of times and then forget about it it would probably be the same with your app and any other app. good lick on your endeavor
  2. Hellcat Hooks - MUS80500BL, MUS80501BL, TMC7999, DA12441 or equivalent, sizes 2-6 Thread - Black Tip - Flat silver tinsel Tail - Golden pheasant crest feather Body - Fluorescent pink chenille Hackle - Purple tied on as a collar and tied back and down Wing - White bucktail tied over the body Frank Headrick of Seattle, Washington, developed this pattern in the 1950s. Fish Flies: The Encyclopedia of the Fly Tier's Art - Terry Hellekson
  3. Yerxa Bucktail Trout Streamer Hooks - DA12370, DA12340, or TMC300, sizes 2-6 Thread - Black Tip - Flat gold tinsel Ribbing - Flat gold tinsel Body - Dubbed with yellow lamb's wool Throat - Yellow hackle barbs Wing - White bucktail tied over the body Cheeks - Jungle cock eyes or substitute Jack Yerxa of Square Lake, Maine, originated this pattern. Fish Flies: The Encyclopedia of the Fly Tier's Art - Terry Hellekson
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    Wax

    @Gene L is very cryptic about why he uses the method he is describing but it may be because of his hand problem he wrote about here Lock down - The Lodge - Fly Tying (flytyingforum.com) i can now see how that would be a good idea if someone has a difficulty removing the cap
  5. flytire

    Over the Limit

    Anglers cited for catching 100-plus crappie over the legal limit (yahoo.com)
  6. artists spray fixative has long been a treatment for duck and goose quills you can also treat them with a light coating of uv resin i dont treat wet fly quill wings. theyll eventually split anyway
  7. Ida May Hooks - MUSR72, TMC5262, or DAI1710 or equivalent, sizes 6-12 Thread - Black Tail - Dyed dark green grizzly hen hackle barbs Ribbing - Peacock herl. Reverse wrapped with fine gold wire Body - Dubbed with black rabbit fur Legs - Dyed dark green grizzly hen hackle tied on as a collar and tied back Charlie Brooks originated this pattern. Fish Flies: The Encyclopedia of the Fly Tier's Art - Terry Hellekson
  8. flytire

    Wax

    i have no problems unscrewing the cap on my overtons wax container
  9. Whiting farms has whats called "catskill classics" that include the cape and saddle Whiting Catskill Classics | Catskill Classics | Whiting Dry Fly Hackle (featheremporium.com) that would be my choice over collins hackles
  10. White Water Hooks - MUS9672, TMC9395, or DA12220 or equivalent, sizes 4-8 Thread - Black Tag - Red yarn Butt: Dubbed with black lamb's wool Body - Flat silver tinsel with a peacock herl joint tied in at the front Throat - Black hackle barbs tied long Wing - Natural brown bucktail tied over the body Eyes - Painted black over white Herbert Howard of New Rochelle, New York, originated this pattern. Fish Flies: The Encyclopedia of the Fly Tier's Art - Terry Hellekson
  11. Chief Fat Dog Hook - Any brand straight eye style Thread - White Body - Oval silver tinsel Wing - Silver Flashabou Accent tied over the body, with an over wing of purple bucktail Throat - Fluorescent fire orange bucktail tied in at the throat Head - Pearlescent blue (I used Glo Brite #14) This pattern was originated for freshwater coho and is thought to have come from Bristol Bay Lodge. Fish Flies: The Encyclopedia of the Fly Tier's Art - Terry Hellekson
  12. Lindgren's Wood Duck Nymph Hooks - MUS3906, TMC3761 or DA11560 or equivalent, sizes 12-18 Thread - Brown Tail - Barred imitation lemon wood duck barbs Ribbing - Fine gold wire Abdomen - Barred imitation lemon wood duck barbs wrapped in a thin taper Thorax - Black ostrich herl Legs - Barred imitation lemon wood duck barbs tied divided beard-style Ira Lindgren Originator Fish Flies: The Encyclopedia of the Fly Tier's Art - Terry Hellekson
  13. Lindgren's Yellow Nymph Hooks - MUS3906, TMC3769 or DAI1190, sizes 12-18 Thread - Black Tail - Black hen hackle barbs Ribbing - Fine gold wire Body - Dubbed with yellow marabou Legs - Black hen hackle tied on as a collar and trimmed off on top and bottom Ira Lindgren Originator Fish Flies: The Encyclopedia of the Fly Tier's Art - Terry Hellekson
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