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  1. I would contact who you got them from and see if you can return them. Rick
  2. I like this one. Will tie some up in smaller sizes using turkey body feathers. Rick
  3. Got some very nice flies in the mail today. Also some nice materials. Thanks to all the Tiers and many thanks to the Meister for his work. Rick
  4. Goldie Jr. tail and collar are flash material folded over several times and then folded over thread. Glass bee head Body flash folded over and palmered.
  5. No Ostrich. It is peacock sword, but in blanching it some of it appears to look like ostrich. Rick
  6. Flies from some FTD dubbing in dubbing brushes. Peacock sword for tail and wings. HOok size 10 and bead head.
  7. Two tone Hares ear. hook size 10, silver bead head. white alpaca fur dubbing brush. Olive Pantene Pen for back
  8. I showed it to him a few years ago. Rick
  9. No. It is my pattern. Named it after him. Rick
  10. Woven with metallic embroidery thread and the legs dropped thru the loops.
  11. tricolor hares ear, all from alpaca roving, also as a soft hackle
  12. Flies with mink collar. Yarn I wass sent. Tail is fiber from ribbon.
  13. A Catholic Priest was teaching a young Sunday Scholl class. He asked "Why do I wear this collar?" One of the young students replies. "Because it kills ticks and flees for months."
  14. You will get as many suggestions as there are people. There are many flies that work. I use many that other folks don't used. Rick
  15. For single wire I usually helicopter it off. Do 5 wraps of thread and the when the wire is off take 3 wraps off. For dubbing brushes I use a wire cutter as it is two strands of wire twisted. Rick
  16. I haver not tied on wings for a long time. Still have caught some fish. With Poopdeck, presentation is more important. Rick
  17. PO says they should be there Monday. Rick
  18. This came up just before I started a new spool of thread. So I decided to count the number of flies. All on size 10 hooks. Girdle bug variations, small bugger and "only" fly 335 flies. It was a spool of Danville's 210 Denier , 100 yard flat waxed nylon. For the buggers made 87 flies with a new card of chenille. Rickk
  19. After the plants get started I transfer them to peat pots and when it is warm set them outdoors to help them get bulker. Rick
  20. Got some great flies in the mail yesterday. Rick
  21. What varieties of tomatoes? I do barred boar, carbon, pineapple, solar flare, pork chop, and a black cherry. Rick
  22. Started pepper, leek and tomato plants yesterday. Means I can play in the dirt later. Rick
  23. Make mine with "Shelf liner"
  24. Went to a pond and found a guy in a Jon Boat that had died. Rick
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