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  1. I want to find another fly fisherman in this area. Rick
  2. Another nymph. yellow feather barbs for tail, brown and red hair palmered for body. Thin skin wing case. dubbing for thorax, soft hackle feather over thorax.
  3. If I go north it is about 75 miles to a Bass Pro shop where I was ignored for 20 minutes that last time I was in. Going south Cabela's is about 145 miles away. I have been working on using up what materials I have, probably 2 lifetimes worth. If I order it is online. Rick
  4. Christian.s a question I have, not to be mean or ornery. Why the wing case on the bottom of the fly? I think it might work better if it was on the eye side of the jig. Please give me the reasonbing. Rick
  5. For me in warm water about all I can reuse is the hook. Rick
  6. RickZieger

    New Year

    May you have a Happy, safe and enjoyable New Year. Rick
  7. @Moshup. I use it early in the year for panfish. Have caught trout on it in Colorado and Iowa. Rick
  8. new tie for me. size 8 hook, 3mm bead eyelash type yarn. filo plume,flfash for wing case.
  9. Sorry Mike. The cold came without the snow. Will try harder next time. Did not want you to feel left out. Rick
  10. weird hares ear. rubber legs, flash , dubbing brush with alpaca roving. I tie the flash in after every wrap of the roving. Flash show first as the fly drops. Have caught panfish and bass on this.
  11. Got a very nice set of flies from John Worobel. Will you tell me where you got the small foam cylinders for eyes and how you put the legs thru the foam on the back of the small foam flies? Rick
  12. emerger biot tail, abdomen and thorax dubbing. wing case is foam
  13. I wish all of you a joyous, safe and Merry Christmas. Rick
  14. If you are using a magnifier on a stand of any sort look thru the top of your glasses and not he bifocal for more magnification. It is an optics thing. Rick
  15. black nymph size 10 jig hook with 2.4 mm slotted bead. PT fibers for tail, silver wire rib. black dubbing body, white dubbing collar. right one is with black ice dubbing.
  16. furl tailed mohair leeches tie mohair along shank. Twist a a lot and fold to fur tail. Tie in tail and tie mohair down 1/4 inch up shank, fold back and wrap back to tail, palmer up shank.
  17. A leech from coot feathers that were a gift. red thrd with 3 or 4 body feathers lossely palmer up hook.
  18. I like them. I got gasket punches from Harbor Freight to make mine. A friend turned them downto fit a drill. Rick
  19. I tie all year round. Most of the tying in Nov thru Jan is for organizations like CFR and Reel Recovery. Tie for their warm water retreats. Rick
  20. body yellow embroidery floss legs black rubber wing case black embroidery floss can be tied with many colors
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