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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 -...
  6. Thread: Dyson

    by Hans Weilenmann
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    It is indeed

    It is indeed
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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...
  10. Thread: Maggot

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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.
  11. 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
  12. Thread: Maggot

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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...
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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,...
  18. I have a Renzetti presentation, as shown in the...

    I have a Renzetti presentation, as shown in the first post, and tied on it for 2-3 years, before retiring it.

    For hooks in the standard trout size range the standard set of jaws worked well...
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    Rusty Muddler

    The Rusty Muddler is a simple no-nonsense muddler style pattern - all work and little flash :cool:


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    Rusty Muddler
    Hook: Partridge...
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    Joe, as the wing buds are the butt section of the...

    Joe, as the wing buds are the butt section of the feathers used for the wing, the answer is one and the same.

    Did you view the video?

    Cheers,
    Hans W
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    Joe, Feathers with a stem around the 1" - 1...

    Joe,

    Feathers with a stem around the 1" - 1 1/4" stem length tend to give you the most dense 'even' tips when bunched up.

    Cheers,
    Hans W
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    video - Shuttlecock Caddis

    The Shuttlecock Caddis is an effective variation on the standard Shuttlecock design. This Caddis Emerger is fished either in tandem with a sub-surface pattern, such as the Backstop Caddis, or by...
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    A dubbing loop can of course be used, but really...

    A dubbing loop can of course be used, but really for three or so turns of the thorax, would not be my recommendation.
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    Joe, I prefer the crinkled variety. Cheers,...

    Joe,

    I prefer the crinkled variety.

    Cheers,
    Hans W
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    video - Backstop Caddis

    The Backstop Caddis, originated by Paul Slaney, is a caddis emerger pattern which is often fished in tandem with a bushy dry fly, or as a sub-surface pattern by itself.

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