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Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 08-03-2014, 05:02 PM
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Posted By bocast
Re: What have you been tying today?

The consistency and quality of the flies perched on corks and presented as a flock in the last two posts tell me I have so much still to learn. How do you guys achieve the consistency? Are there...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 08-01-2014, 12:36 PM
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Views: 179,997
Posted By bocast
H.R. Memo variant of a Cow Dung Fly

http://i1345.photobucket.com/albums/p667/bocast/HRmemo_zps3b9f3c17.jpg

posted this in share patterns, too.
Forum: Share Patterns 08-01-2014, 11:07 AM
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Views: 75
Posted By bocast
the H.R. Memo a Cow-Dung variant...

http://i1345.photobucket.com/albums/p667/bocast/HRmemo_zps3b9f3c17.jpg

This variant of the Cow-Dung fly contains a probably useless tip(pet). I thought the name of H.R. Memo was appropriate.
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Forum: Share Patterns 08-01-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By bocast
Re: Rusty Spinner soft hackle

Walter, That is a beautiful tie! I'm impressed at the creative combination of old and new elements. I'm very interested to know how it fishes, as I could envision a whole series of Walter's Spidery...
Forum: General Discussion 07-22-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,812
Posted By bocast
Re: How long does it take from your home to the water?

10 minutes walk to frogwater with small channel cats in the silt bottomed river and occasional smallmouth in the feeder streams
20 minutes drive to a good bluegill pond
40 minutes drive to good...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 07-22-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 375
Posted By bocast
Re: Beahead / TungstenBH RS2

That is a great looking fly. It deserves its own name. How about "Rim Shot". or "RSTungsten"?
Forum: Other Gear 07-18-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,096
Posted By bocast
Re: Canoe vs Kayak vs Pontoon

Does anyone fish out of an Adirondack Guide Boat?
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 07-16-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By bocast
Re: Online tying matrials

I like the north Platte river fly shop at wyomingflyfishing.com for great service and selection, and great feathers at greatfeathers.com for a great materials for tying (especially for wet flies),...
Forum: The Lodge Den 07-14-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 242
Posted By bocast
Re: My electric shaver is 'toast????'

A straight razor shave with a razor sharpened & stropped by me, a good badger brush and a great shaving soap or cream starts my day. The best, most comfortable and smoothest shave I know is a...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 07-10-2014, 02:48 PM
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Views: 179,997
Posted By bocast
Re: What have you been tying today?

Comeonavs, that Franks Flashy looks great and very "fishy." What sizes do you like the best? Have you tried it in a black with blue wire?
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 07-08-2014, 07:50 PM
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Views: 179,997
Posted By bocast
Re: What have you been tying today?

http://i1345.photobucket.com/albums/p667/bocast/sloppysilverinvicta_zps14bf39f4.jpg?t=1404867243

(sloppy) Silver Invicta on a #14 Hanak H230BL Stillwater & wet hook
Forum: General Discussion 07-06-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,142
Posted By bocast
Re: Do you tie your own leaders?

Tying my own leaders lately, and learning a lot about leaders, I found this particular thread inspiring and very useful. Lately, the video from Tightlines Productions ,...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 07-06-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 514
Posted By bocast
Re: Veevus?

Veevus is stronger for its size, I am certain of that. Chris Helm's excellent list of threads included an ESTIMATE of Veevus denier based on its breaking strength. He could not get the actual denier...
Forum: Other Gear 07-06-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 470
Posted By bocast
Re: Simms Waders

Simms G3. Years of great performance, no leaks. I'm told Simms tests each pair for leaks and I believe it. Pricey? Yes. Well worth it, absolutely.
Forum: General Discussion 07-06-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 856
Posted By bocast
Re: What fly did you catch your first trout on?

Red rock worm underneath an indicator.
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 07-04-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 3,835
Views: 179,997
Posted By bocast
Re: What have you been tying today?

River Ayr Wet Fly
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/05/ume9upe5.jpg

Hook: Orvis 1P0R Czech nymph # 16
Thread: Pearsall silk
Body : mole fur touch dubbed
Hackle: Mallard covert
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 06-30-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 252
Posted By bocast
Re: Flies for western Wyoming?

Red rock worm, gray RS2, Craven's jujubaetis, Craven's mole fly, vanilla bugger (North Platte fly shop version), partridge and yellow spider
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 06-15-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 3,835
Views: 179,997
Posted By bocast
Re: What have you been tying today?

Love the "Adams Family Mosquito"! I'll bet it slays the smallies, and in smaller sizes, the bluegills. Thanks for posting it.
Forum: General Discussion 06-10-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 758
Posted By bocast
Re: Do you ever fish with Two Rods....?

When fishing from a drift boat I bring two or three and fish with one rod most of the way, forgetting the others because I am lost in the fishing. When wading, more than one is a bother and a risk...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 06-10-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 3,835
Views: 179,997
Posted By bocast
Re: What have you been tying today?

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/11/6anaza9y.jpg

Ledoux Caddis green
Hook: Kamasan B175 #14
Thread: Veevus 14 / 0 olive
Tail: pheasant crest
Rib: Lagartun peacock blue wire
Body: Ice dub holo...
Forum: The Fly Cast 06-05-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,967
Posted By bocast
Re: The Sexyloops Mobile App flycasting instruction

The Sexyloops app is a phenomenal flycasting resource. It is making a huge difference in my casting. My casting was a sloppy mix of bad habits and bad timing. Watching this app and doing the...
Forum: General Discussion 05-21-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 199
Posted By bocast
Re: Anyone fished in South Korea?

In his fantastic book, "Tying and Fishing soft hackle nymphs" Allen McGee mentions fishing in Korea and lists a pattern called a Bukcheon spider, if I recall correctly. Great book by the way.
Forum: General Discussion 05-18-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,454
Posted By bocast
Re: An Open Letter To Thieves Everywhere...

Where or how do you sell you flies?
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 05-15-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 641
Posted By bocast
Re: Easy to tie BWO nymphs?

Include grey, certainly. I remember days on the North Platte when grey was THE color of the day.
Forum: Great Lakes Region 05-11-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 395
Posted By bocast
Re: Eager to Learn, New to Ohio

Try Fly Fish Ohio website flyfishohio.com.
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