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Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 08-19-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 396
Posted By flytire
Re: Tying with the Divine Proportion in Mind

ive never had any of the thousands of fish Ive caught post a comment regarding my well tied but slightly mis-proportioned fly

they are the ones it matters to the most :)

tyers preference always...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 08-19-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 122
Posted By flytire
Re: Okay, I Gotta Ask...

I've never used it but I've seen reports of other people trying with poor results.

do a Google search for it

or buy some, give it a try and post your results

nothing wrong with a little...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 08-18-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 127
Posted By flytire
Re: Alternative Materials

alternative

McLean's Quill Body | mudhole.com (http://www.mudhole.com/Fly-Tying/Bug-Bodies-Foam/McLeans-Quill-Body)
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 08-18-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 127
Posted By flytire
Re: Alternative Materials

see comments above

http://www.theessentialfly.com/user/products/V-str-qu.jpg

http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSsA5GGB9aHexqAirvitZX3U6YgIzH4Ke-IKRbPpwDYT3w8K-sZJg
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 08-17-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 396
Posted By flytire
Re: Tying with the Divine Proportion in Mind

I just tie flies without all of the math :)

The hook is all the measuring needed

+ fish don't care either :)
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 08-17-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 3,844
Views: 180,336
Posted By flytire
Re: What have you been tying today?

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v205/flytire/Fly%20Photos/dry%20flies/OctoberCaddis_zps71cbaa7d.jpg
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 08-15-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3,844
Views: 180,336
Posted By flytire
Re: What have you been tying today?

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v205/flytire/Fly%20Photos/chironomids/step1_zps8bd75cc8.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v205/flytire/Fly%20Photos/chironomids/step2_zps9948917e.jpg

then...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 08-15-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 3,844
Views: 180,336
Posted By flytire
Re: What have you been tying today?

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v205/flytire/Fly%20Photos/chironomids/nestegg_zps462bc38c.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v205/flytire/Fly%20Photos/chironomids/nestegg2_zps447596eb.jpg
...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 08-11-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 3,844
Views: 180,336
Posted By flytire
Re: What have you been tying today?

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v205/flytire/Fly%20Photos/soft%20hackles/LaVisagreen_zps18eae9e3.jpg
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 08-10-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 3,844
Views: 180,336
Posted By flytire
Re: What have you been tying today?

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v205/flytire/Fly%20Photos/soft%20hackles/LaVisa_zpsbcd395b1.jpg
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 08-07-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 481
Posted By flytire
Re: Hungarian partridge skins ?

Small feathers = easier to break and harder to wrap because if the fragile stems

Keep the extra $5 bucks in your pocket for other materials or feathers
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 08-05-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 3,844
Views: 180,336
Posted By flytire
Re: What have you been tying today?

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v205/flytire/Fly%20Photos/chironomids/BowtieBuzzerFrankSawyer_zps4e7ba390.jpg

2 part system

the breathers are tied on the tippet making the "bowtie"

the fly...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 08-05-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 235
Posted By flytire
Re: Hanak Competition Hooks

FIPS-Mouche Rules - Fly Fishing Team USA (http://www.flyfishingteamusa.com/fips-mouche-rules.html)

read article 28

the words "competition hook" must have been created by someone who had nothing...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 08-04-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 481
Posted By flytire
Re: Hungarian partridge skins ?

Most of the skin is going to be useful

Buy the highest quality skin you can regardless of the price

oh and don't buy those sh!tty bags of feathers anymore
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 08-04-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 3,844
Views: 180,336
Posted By flytire
Re: What have you been tying today?

bocast

you answered your own question

repetition

my tip would be: if it doesnt look right undo it and start all over. dont finish a poorly tied fly and assume its aok.

practice practice...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 08-02-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 376
Posted By flytire
Re: You favorite wet fly ?

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v205/flytire/Fly%20Photos/soft%20hackles/BrahmaGold-1.jpg
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 08-01-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 235
Posted By flytire
Re: Hanak Competition Hooks

I prefer the allen d101bl hook at $4.19/25 hooks vs $8.95/25 hooks :D

D101BL - Standard Dry Fly, Barbless - Allen Fly Fishing Store...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 07-29-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 3,844
Views: 180,336
Posted By flytire
Re: What have you been tying today?

Can I go fishing too!
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 07-28-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3,844
Views: 180,336
Posted By flytire
Re: What have you been tying today?

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v205/flytire/Fly%20Photos/Streamers/LongLake_zpsf9b615d8.jpg
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 07-26-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 3,844
Views: 180,336
Posted By flytire
Re: What have you been tying today?

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v205/flytire/Fly%20Photos/soft%20hackles/BottleImp_zps0366b766.jpg
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 07-24-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 169
Posted By flytire
Re: Smack 'em Spey

Cut the squirrel hair off of a squirrel tail

Eyes or the mask can only go on after the fly is tied
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 07-24-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 169
Posted By flytire
Re: Smack 'em Spey

http://www.orvis.com/orvis_assets/prodimg/943RNW.jpg

marabou on the bottom

squirrel tail on the top

epoxy or uv resin coated eyes

have no idea what the body might be
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 07-24-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 103
Posted By flytire
mayfly hatch

check it out

Mayflies swarm Mississippi river - Mayfly hatch overwhelms upper Midwest - Pictures - CBS News (http://www.cbsnews.com/pictures/mayfly-hatch-overwhelms-minnesota-wisconsin/)
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 07-23-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 258
Posted By flytire
Re: what am I doing wrong?

I truly believe the first tying lesson for any beginner should be to learn thread control before even tying flies. beginners need to learn how much tension to apply to tying thread to achieve good...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 07-23-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 355
Posted By flytire
Re: Before I waste time and material,,a question gang

I'm not so sure a tapered thread body then over wrapped with a biot (goose or turkey) provided any floatation
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