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Forum: Fly Swap Yesterday, 08:57 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By s fontinalis
Caddis swap - Who is in?

Dry, wet, nymph, emerger, whatever. Tie a caddis pattern.

If mods are ok I'll host, or we can go with central host. If you're interested, express it here and we'll see how many are game before...
Forum: Flies and Fly Tying for Spey Fishing 02-02-2016, 09:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 116
Posted By s fontinalis
Gamekeeper

Tied this on a old 2/0 mustad hook. Shank is slight long. Pattern is from Hale, 3rd edition!

Hope you like! [emoji6]http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160203/202736701d25c77d464cf27ac608a3ab.jpg
Forum: Fly Swap 01-31-2016, 06:20 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,278
Posted By s fontinalis
Winter 2015/2016 Fly Swap

Don't think I posted a pic of mine, but here's what I sent out!http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160131/3d3c39a8d805fa8c6fcf998b9e3e2a37.jpgi put a blue brahma hen collar on them
Forum: General Discussion 01-25-2016, 09:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 857
Posted By s fontinalis
Re: PostFly Box Review

I to am waiting on my Jan tying box. I'm so narrow in my focus with tying classics the same expansion to other styles of flies is welcome. But I'm not too sure how long I'll stay the course with my...
Forum: Fly Swap 01-19-2016, 01:59 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,278
Posted By s fontinalis
Winter 2015/2016 Fly Swap

Mine leave tomorrow, priority mail.
They're all tied up.
Forum: Fly Rods 01-18-2016, 08:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 889
Posted By s fontinalis
Re: Graywolf custom rods?

Prob about 4-5 years ago now. Just some flaws I didn't think should have been there. It was offered that they be put right but they should have been right first time. i was given two options one was...
Forum: Fly Rods 01-18-2016, 05:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 889
Posted By s fontinalis
Re: Graywolf custom rods?

Returned a custom rod because I wasn't happy with the the work. Full refund provided.
Forum: Fly Rods 01-07-2016, 02:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,247
Posted By s fontinalis
Re: NRX blue/green story and closeout

Fished an LP 4wt this past Monday great rod. Sorely tempted to pull the trigger on a 4
Forum: General Discussion 01-05-2016, 01:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 857
Posted By s fontinalis
PostFly Box Review

I subscribed to the ther box at 2x which was essentially two packs of each material in the 1x box. The materials included hooks, sculpin helmets and rabbit fur to tie sculpin bunnies.
I think for...
Forum: The Lodge Den 01-05-2016, 09:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 69
Posted By s fontinalis
Andean Trout

I'm currently in Ecuador for vacation and yesterday I took a guided trip with folks from Ecuador Fly Fishing. Here are a couple pics. I'll have more on my website when I get back next week. Caught...
Forum: Flies and Fly Tying for Spey Fishing 12-23-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 143
Posted By s fontinalis
Oscar Wilde 2/0

Mixed wing. Largest tippet fibers from 4 feathers, grey goose, red green blue goose, golden pheasant tail, bustard, teal and mallard, all schlapped on and brushed out!!
...
Forum: Share Patterns 12-12-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By s fontinalis
Re: Soo Nipi

Thanks everyone! Good to be back at the vise. Fly is named after Lake Sunapee in Maine. The floss is Danville.
Forum: Share Patterns 12-11-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By s fontinalis
Re: Soo Nipi

got a PM to say the pic wasnt visible. I slightly modified the Image code. Is it visible now??

I can see it on my screen
Forum: Share Patterns 12-11-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By s fontinalis
Soo Nipi

Variation on a theme.
Hat Pin
Streamer Size 1 8xl
Large wet fly, size 1
Wet fly size 7
Wet fly Size 11
Wet fly Size 16.

Just wish i'd had size 18 or 20 hooks for the smallest on instead of...
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By s fontinalis
Re: Subscription boxes

Subscribed to post fly tying box beginning December 15, so not received it as yet.

I went for Month to month, figuring I would cancel after a couple months if I didn't like it
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 12-08-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 913
Posted By s fontinalis
Re: Fly Tying with Organza???

but wait, my 'non lifetime' supply, will tie 50 flies (10 yards) is specially packaged, and is specifically for fly tying. Not for use with other crafts.
Surely, you've got the wrong stuff.
...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 12-08-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 913
Posted By s fontinalis
Re: Fly Tying with Organza???

i bought, Olive, Brown, black and white. I figured, like davie i could dye the white.
I also think this might work well for buggers. Though the 'hackle' will not be as stiff.

Let see. Davie has...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 12-08-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 913
Posted By s fontinalis
Re: Fly Tying with Organza???

Wait, let me corner the market before Hareline, and you can buy it from me. :secret:My brand is specifically for Fly tyers... and will be marketed as such!
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 12-08-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 913
Posted By s fontinalis
Re: Fly Tying with Organza???

Thats exactly what he did. i bought some of this last night in the store. Plan to tie up a few for fishing this weekend!
the outer edge of the strip is the Stem with the perpendicular fibers as the...
Forum: The Lodge Den 12-04-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,434
Posted By s fontinalis
Re: Favorite relaxing drink

THe quinta Ruban i mentioned is matured for a couple years in old port casks (or pipes), the La Sanata, in Old sherry casks. Many whiskeys and scotch are given these extra steps to create new or...
Forum: Share Patterns 12-04-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 302
Posted By s fontinalis
Re: A few recent flies

Ard:
Couple close ups on bigger hooks (Diiachi size 3). The smaller versions above, are 4 or 6, i cant remember...
Forum: Share Patterns 12-03-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 302
Posted By s fontinalis
Re: A few recent flies

sorry fellas - i used links from google photo originally, but i just updated them to Picasa links...hopefully you should see them all now.

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Forum: Share Patterns 12-03-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 302
Posted By s fontinalis
A few recent flies

Not really tied much all year until the last month or so. Various reasons for that which all boiled down to no time to tie.

Got back to it so here's what I've been tying.
Abbey, Academy, Adder...
Forum: Share Patterns 12-03-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 207
Posted By s fontinalis
Forum: The Lodge Den 12-03-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,434
Posted By s fontinalis
Re: Favorite relaxing drink

Scotch and Irish Whiskey for me.

In no particular order of preference, my cabinet contains.
Green Spot
Yellow Spot
Glenmorangie La Santa
Glenmorangie Quinta Ruban
Bushmills
Bushmills 10 yo...
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