|03-17-2003 08:49 PM|
Willie Gunn ( Malcolm)
Confirmation that the scottish mouth wash has arrived. I will be diligent about the mouth washings on the river this year after each steelhead encounter (win or lose).
|03-08-2003 07:54 PM|
Personally not good I have fished every week till this one No fish
This week they had five, such is life.
In a weeks time March 17 I have a full week on the Spey.
|03-08-2003 07:50 PM|
Mouthwash yes I always need some of that.
Lets discuss offline.
P.S. How is the early salmon season this year ?
|03-08-2003 07:47 PM|
As a thank you I have aquired a few mouthwash samples to send to you, most have been produced on the banks of the Spey or the Deveron
|03-08-2003 07:40 PM|
I posted all each flys picture, tying instructions, and other information (history, how to fish, etc..) in the salmon and steelhead fly tying archive.
I think I am done.
There are a couple of the pictures I will try and make better.
Thanks again !
Good luck with the flies, let us know of any outstanding results.
|03-07-2003 07:27 PM|
Good to see you are back and my guess on the pattern was close.
P.S. When is the spring steelhead swap ?
|03-05-2003 03:57 PM|
Sorry guys, I'm back!!!!!!!!
Yes, I finally got my Dad's computer going to email Hal (his runs REALLY S L O W ). LOL I just rebuilt mine (after awaiting diagnostics on my computer finding it was dead). So I'm back in full swing.
I thought I put instructions in with my flies, but must've forgot. I do apologize. To give you some insight, I had seen an atlantic salmon fly similar to this one. I liked the looks/color of it so I retrofited it for my late summer/early fall steelheading on a river I fish religiously. Has been an awesome producer in the gin clear/high vis conditions some of these rivers get. Hal I think was pretty right on, I do believe it was a black bear butt. Not sure. I never named it (I haven't named all my flies). But, I'll call mine the......
Oly Pen Black Bear Butt
Hook: Size 2 salmon/steelhead upturned eye hook
Tag: highlander green silk
body: peacock estez
throat: green dyed guinea hackle
wing: black bear fur (I used black bear, you can use ???)
thread: 6/0 black thread
Sorry it took so long, will be more prompt from now on
|02-24-2003 12:25 PM|
Not been on the board in 4 days due to hectic weekend, business, etc. must be a record for me. Looks like a lot of catching up to do.
Received an email from Steelheader 69 who has not been heard of for a month or so, got worried about him.
His hard disk fried a month a go and will be back with us soon. He got the hair wing fly swap flies.
Good to hear he is alright, thought some thing may had happened to him.
I am sure he will be back posting soon from his email to me.
|02-19-2003 02:48 PM|
And the good news "Willie" is that hummer and the one with the
|02-19-2003 11:57 AM|
I still have to post the pictures on this one.
|02-12-2003 01:13 AM|
I got the flies Friday.
Fred, that is some humongous fly, although I do like the colors. I never fish anything larger than a size 2/0 in winter and usually I fish a 1/0 to a 2.
I like this fly of yours a lot!
To everyone who participated, a great big thanks. And Hal, this has been a very enjoyable thread due to your bringing in the history of hair wing salmon flies.
|02-11-2003 10:38 AM|
Every one should have received their flies by now let me know if you have not.
|02-08-2003 12:08 PM|
Received the flies. Some very nice & interesting flies. Many thanks to all, especially Hal.
|02-07-2003 03:35 PM|
I will thanks
|02-07-2003 03:25 PM|
try my work address, firstname.lastname@example.org
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