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flytire

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About flytire

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  • Birthday 09/19/1952

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    Norwich, CT

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  1. yup i have a hoarding problem but i dont dwell on it 😁👍
  2. Guinea Hen Hook - Wet fly Thread - Black Tag - Gold tinsel Tail - Crimson quill sections Ribbing - Gold tinsel Body - Crimson fur or wool Hackle - Light claret Wing - Guinea Fowl wing quill Trout - Ray Bergman
  3. flatsflytying decided 2 weeks ago to take on the messinger frog and has produced nothing might be a good idea to move on from him in this challenge thread anybody else want to tie a messinger frog? or move ahead with a different pattern
  4. Westman's Delight Hooks - MUSR70, TMC3769, or DIA 1550, sizes 10-14 Thread - Black Tip - Bright green floss Tail - Golden pheasant tippet barbs Body - Dubbed with muskrat fur Hackle - Black tied palmer-style over the body Wings - Mottled brown turkey-quill sections tied on edge over the body Howard Westman of Ann Arbor, Michigan, originated this pattern in 1942. Fish Flies: The Encyclopedia of the Fly Tier's Art - Terry Hellekson
  5. i'm not going to buy a full skein of yarn to tie a dozen or two flies. total waste of money when a small spool of year will tie a dozen or two of flies there are not too many products specifically designed for fly tying. most products come from outside industries
  6. Iron Blue Dun Hooks - MUSR70, TMC3769, or DIA1550, sizes 10-16 Thread - Black Tail - Furnace hen hackle barbs Butt - Red floss Body - Dubbed with muskrat fur Hackle - Furnace hen hackle tied on as a collar and tied back and down Wings - Natural gray duck quill sections tied on edge over the body Fish Flies: The Encyclopedia of the Fly Tier's Art - Terry Hellekson
  7. Harvey's Favorite Hooks - MUSR70, TMC3769, or DIA 1550, sizes 10-14 Thread - Black Tail - Black hackle barbs Body - Dubbed with black muskrat fur Hackle - Black tied on as a collar and tied back and down Wings - Mottled brown turkey-quill quill sections tied on edge over the body Professor George Harvey of State College, Pennsylvania, originated this pattern. Fish Flies: The Encyclopedia of the Fly Tier's Art - Terry Hellekson
  8. Chantry Hook - Wet fly Thread - Black Tip - Gold tinsel Body - Peacock herl Hackle - Black Wing - Dark slate Trout - Ray Bergman *Similar to a Leadwing Coachman I thought i'd try tying. My shoulder is about 75% but still cant lift my arm to shoulder height Xrays were negative for fracture or broken bones. tylenol eases the pain - somewhat doctor told me what i did to my shoulder but it was all latin to me 😁😁
  9. no gift this year? 😢😢
  10. another solution waiting for a problem its only $59
  11. you need to fix your photos
  12. thanks but i have enough tying devices no need for another one 🤑💰💰 i'm not down to one hand my pain will go away in a few days
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