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  1. Thread: Lycan

    by Hans Weilenmann
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    Lycan

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    Lycan
    Hook: Wet fly 2XL #10
    Thread: Benecchi 12/0, black
    Body: Wapsi Crawdub, mud brown - in split thread
    Throat: Fluey barbs from base of...
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    Allan, I watched Vol 1 a couple times. My...

    Allan,

    I watched Vol 1 a couple times. My single biggest takeaway from it is to expect trout _anywhere_. Just because, from the angler's vantage point, it may not look favorable does not make it...
  3. Thread: Grimm

    by Hans Weilenmann
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    Hi Allan, In wingless wets the hackle barb...

    Hi Allan,

    In wingless wets the hackle barb length will generally be longer, while on winged wets the hackle barb length will be typically to the point of the hook.

    On fishing wingless wets -...
  4. Thread: Grimm

    by Hans Weilenmann
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    Grimm

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    Grimm
    Hook: Medium wire #14
    Thread: Benecchi 12/0, black
    Tail: Bronze mallard barbs, dyed chestnut
    Body: Spirit River Gliss 'n Glow, olive...
  5. Thread: Robin

    by Hans Weilenmann
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    Hi Ed, No, bunch of barbs, wrapped. Cheers,...

    Hi Ed,

    No, bunch of barbs, wrapped.

    Cheers,
    Hans W
  6. Thread: Robin

    by Hans Weilenmann
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    Thanks Cliff, I decided on these colors as my...

    Thanks Cliff,

    I decided on these colors as my first/strongest Robin Williams 'imprint' is from the Mork outfit 8)

    Cheers,
    Hans W
  7. Thread: Robin

    by Hans Weilenmann
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    Micro barb went flying when I flattened it...

    Micro barb went flying when I flattened it...
  8. Thread: Robin

    by Hans Weilenmann
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    Robin

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    Robin
    Hook: Tiemco 102Y #15
    Thread: Benecchi 12/0, black
    Hackle: Silver badger
    Rib: Wire, silver fine
    Body: Fluey barbs from base of saddle...
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    *chuckle* too bad it is a Swiss, not Dutch, name....

    *chuckle* too bad it is a Swiss, not Dutch, name. Ah well... :lol:
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    He used to, several years back, but more recent...

    He used to, several years back, but more recent videos have the assembly arm horizontal.
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    Indeed Joe. Thanks. Corrected now. Cheers,...

    Indeed Joe. Thanks. Corrected now.

    Cheers,
    Hans "dyslexic fingers" W
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    Coch y bonddu

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    Coch y bonddu
    Hook: Medium weight #10 (pre-WW2 - see note), or modern equivalent
    Thread: Benecchi 12/0, dark chocolate
    Hackle: Coch y...
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    Pfennig

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    Pfennig
    Hook: Grip 14723BL #14
    Thread: Benecchi 12/0, dark chocolate
    Body: Krystal Flash, copper
    Hackle: Pine squirrel guard hair -...
  14. Thread: Dyson

    by Hans Weilenmann
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    It is indeed

    It is indeed
  15. Thread: Dyson

    by Hans Weilenmann
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    Dyson

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    Dyson
    Hook: Grub hook #14
    Thread: Benecchi 12/0, black
    Hackle: Woodcock wing covert
    Rib: Wire, gold fine
    Body: Peacock herl, slender
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    Angora goat a very acceptable sub

    Angora goat a very acceptable sub
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    Fright Night

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    Fright Night
    Hook: Tiemco 7999 #6
    Thread: Benecchi 12/0, red
    Abdomen: Tinsel, silver flat
    Flash: Krystal Flash, claret - four strands...
  18. Thread: Maggot

    by Hans Weilenmann
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    It absolutely is on the Q&E list, this bug. Well...

    It absolutely is on the Q&E list, this bug. Well worth tying and fishing.
  19. The CDC&Elk has been my most successful mayfly...

    The CDC&Elk has been my most successful mayfly imitation for the past twenty years :cool:

    Cheers,
    Hans W
  20. Thread: Maggot

    by Hans Weilenmann
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    Byron, Adding weight is of course always an...

    Byron,

    Adding weight is of course always an option, however...

    I typically fish the Maggot one of two ways.

    1. Casting to a sighted fish, finning higher in the water column
    2. As a (NZ...
  21. Thread: Maggot

    by Hans Weilenmann
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    Maggot

    There is something really attractive about simple yet very effective :cool:


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    Maggot
    Hook: Sprite Grub #14 (or equivalent heavy wire scud...
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    Peter, I did understand first time - yes, it...

    Peter, I did understand first time - yes, it could be considered a softhackle of sorts, and can certainly be fished as one. All squirrel for the thorax and hair hackle - it is the effect one achieves...
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    Hi Peter, It could be called a wingless wet -...

    Hi Peter,

    It could be called a wingless wet - if not for the wing :cool:

    Cheers,
    Hans W
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    Alan, either of the two options you mention will...

    Alan, either of the two options you mention will work. That said, both poly and antron tend to be a little more opaque, where the Z-lon has just the right amount of translucence and crinkle I am...
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    Coppertone

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    Coppertone
    Hook: Grip 14723BL #14
    Thread: Benecchi 12/0, black
    Tail: Lemon woodduck barbs
    Abdomen: Krystal Flash, copper
    Wing: Z-lon,...
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