It was around 5 years ago I first come across a product called Sili Skin, an adhesive backed silicone sheet with a pearlescent finish. After wondering what to tie with it for weeks, I finally cut a shape from the sheet into the shape a of a fry, it’s tail and a flat head… Wound it around the hook and thought it looked fairly impressive. 224 more words
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A winged wet Hare’s Ear as traditional and elegant a fish catcher as you will find.
Winged wet flies date back the early 19th Century UK, a time when the vice was considered a subversive influence, bamboo hadn’t really taken over from wood, and a light trout rod might be 12’ long. 208 more words
Q: Can you give me the recipe for your BHSHPT nymph?
A: You betcha. As a point of procedure, it is not “mine.” People have been tying this fly for generations. 169 more words