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Forum: Share Patterns 03-13-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By silvertip8k
Re: New hackle technique for me

Outstanding idea!

The technique really showed up well in the pic from above.I can imagine trying this dropping it into a hole and jigging and twitching it to the surface from beneath some some...
Forum: Entomology 03-13-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,037
Posted By silvertip8k
Re: Freshwater Invertebrates Guide

Whats not to like about pics of little bugs?

Always something to be learned...and more insight into that world that goes on night and day.

Things like this can be a little window, into what was...
Forum: Entomology 03-06-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 144
Posted By silvertip8k
Damsel in distress...

here is incredible video that is posted by the producer, sharptail media on vimeo...

if this doesnt get your blood pumping , I dont know what will...t;)

another name could have been...blue low...
Forum: Entomology 03-06-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,099
Posted By silvertip8k
Re: This is worth a look!

Honest mistake Mr JBird...we all take it for granted a lot of times that everyone plays by the rules...t;)
Forum: Entomology 03-06-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,099
Posted By silvertip8k
Re: This is worth a look!

the old addage "to good to be true" immediately comes to mind here...when I first saw the video links I was as most were...amazed at the detail of the content...

then after asking for permission...
Forum: Entomology 03-05-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,099
Posted By silvertip8k
Re: This is worth a look!

I re read all the posts...and found their site...and after contacting them it appears that the you tube videos are done from copies of protected material...

I got permission to use them...but not...
Forum: Entomology 03-04-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,099
Posted By silvertip8k
Re: This is worth a look!

little follow up on this great thread...

first I tried something new (to me) with some mallard and Elk...

also I am sure the videos must be protected...how would someone go about getting...
Forum: Share Patterns 03-04-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By silvertip8k
organic march brown

Hi Folks...havent put up a fly in a while...here's a simple tie for some march browns...bronze mallard tented wings waxed...a clump of elk fur also waxed good, arched & tied in segments...real easy...
Forum: Entomology 02-13-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,099
Posted By silvertip8k
Re: This is worth a look!

What an incredible video!...thanks so much for sharing this with us all!!

what an incredible amount of work and determination it must have taken to make this up...there is so much to be learned...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 10-24-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 399
Posted By silvertip8k
Re: Introduction to dry fly tying.

dry flies are a fun thing to do ...especially when you get a trout to rise to one you tied yourself...

Charlie Craven is the original Mr SBS...there is a wealth of info on his site...plus he is...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 10-10-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 322
Posted By silvertip8k
Re: What am I doing wrong?

I always tie in a half hitch while I still have tension on the bobbin...you can manuver the thread back with a nail or tool a bit still at this point if you want some more room for the eye...this...
Forum: News & articles for discussion 09-19-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 705
Posted By silvertip8k
Re: a bad day for the Big Thompson....

maybe I live on a different planet...but the folks that are trying to figure out how to put it all back together seem bit more needing my energy than anything else...

the hayman fire came withing...
Forum: News & articles for discussion 09-18-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 705
Posted By silvertip8k
Re: a bad day for the Big Thompson....

I was speaking rhetorically ... I doubt any fish that inhabited those runs made it for more than an hour with all that silt...trout require pretty clean water...and even more so to water quality they...
Forum: News & articles for discussion 09-16-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 705
Posted By silvertip8k
Re: a bad day for the Big Thompson....

I think all the fish that survived are in Kansas about now...literally 100's of times the amount of flow at times...

the pioneer spirit is alive in the centennial state...and I believe that the...
Forum: News & articles for discussion 09-15-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 705
Posted By silvertip8k
Re: a bad day for the Big Thompson....

great news?? I guess if you look at it from a distance...and there is nothing wrong with that...not at all...

but the clean up alone will take years...and hopefully there are dollars to rebuild...
Forum: News & articles for discussion 09-15-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 705
Posted By silvertip8k
Re: a bad day for the Big Thompson....

I think the pic of the debris in the river under the pipeline is just overwhelming...all that stuff belonged to someone up stream...and there is miles of scenes like this.
Forum: News & articles for discussion 09-14-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 705
Posted By silvertip8k
a bad day for the Big Thompson....

Of course its also a very tough time for the folks that are living with the flooding in Colorado...

and it also effect nature and its future in a very serious way...The BT is a very healthy and...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 08-07-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 492
Posted By silvertip8k
Re: SW Oregon really is on fire. In a bad way.

fires have been going on in the western states long before they were states...50 thousand plus years and then some!...in a natural environment they actually cause good in the long run...

when...
Forum: Entomology 08-07-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 744
Posted By silvertip8k
Re: need help with some bug terms...and anatomy differences

this thread is dead when I say so...LOL...

I would rather see it go a bit gray and just fade away...sometimes when the smart kid stands up gives a dissertation...everyone else tends to slump in...
Forum: Entomology 08-04-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 498
Posted By silvertip8k
Re: Trico Shots

I agree...after really closely looking at the third one, I realized how huge the fly line looked compared to the bug!!! like a man compared to a big 'ole ponderosa pine!
Forum: Entomology 08-03-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 498
Posted By silvertip8k
Re: Trico Shots

super shots Tim...thanks very much for sharing them...the tail sprigs are soooo long! what size do you think they are??20-22?

BTW...those hair follicles look pretty white...LOL...;)
Forum: Share Patterns 08-03-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 190
Posted By silvertip8k
hocus-pocus...and a bamboo spey...

this is a pattern I made up for some lower water steelhead or all around trout conditions, especially fora bamboo spey I just finished for a customer ( a basic tied in hand so please dont...
Forum: Entomology 07-30-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By silvertip8k
Re: Juvenile Damsels

great pictures...did you find them on stems and stalks around the fringes?? or somewhere else...thanks for sharing the excellent pics...
Forum: General Discussion 07-27-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 13,609
Posted By silvertip8k
Re: Best Fly Fishing Vehicles

whats not to like about such a practical and utilitarian rig!

who says we cant have that again...well that has been my goal anyway...the super dooper high $$ rigs are OK I guess if you are a high...
Forum: General Discussion 07-25-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,079
Posted By silvertip8k
Re: Abel Hemostats

I will spend some $$ on Costa's...a nice reel...but thats it...the rest I make myself because gas is 4 bucks a gallon...

besides if I lost those engineered beauties I would be in mourning for ...
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