Re: alternate fly tying materials
Originally Posted by mcnerney
Forum member Kelly (kglissmeyer1) had another tying article published (KG's EPF Emerger) in the autumn 2012 issue of Flyfisher Magazine. The interesting thing about this emerger is that it uses that thin white foam sheeting used for protection of electronics in the packaging. Kelly uses the foam as a topping over the thorax area and looks great once you pull in tight. Lately I have been tying a few up for this coming fishing season.
A number of Gary LaFontaine's flies utilized packing foam... the airhead, the mess, the halo emerger....
The simpler the outfit, the more skill it takes to manage it, and the more pleasure one gets in his achievements.” --- Horace Kephart