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Forum: >> Archive: Salmon & Steelhead Flies 02-09-2007, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 954
Posted By Steve K.
It's missing the bright green apple rib, and collar

This is a shaggy one I've had success with in both #10 and #2

Charlie, I'll show you a better one for a beer or two:hihi:

Steve

Sorry about the crappy tag, But the fish didn't care
Forum: For Sale by Owner 09-07-2006, 02:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 358
Posted By Steve K.
off the fishing topic - any .38 shooter/reloaders out there?

I have 10,000 (give or take a thousand) "only fired once" .38 shells
Remington wad cutter (most of them), winchester (mid target?), and some other
brands.
For sale cheap (well not cheap - I'd...
Forum: >> Archive: Salmon & Steelhead Flies 04-28-2006, 10:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,714
Posted By Steve K.
Show us your BOX

and your messy desk:hihi:
Forum: >> Archive: Salmon & Steelhead Flies 04-28-2006, 10:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 683
Posted By Steve K.
Come on, is anyone else tying?

Besides Charlie? :wink:

I look to this site for inspiration, new ideas, as well as beautiful traditional patterns.
Where are the guys across the pond, Fishing? (THAT, would be a good excuse)
...
Forum: >> Archive: Salmon & Steelhead Flies 04-04-2006, 05:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 866
Posted By Steve K.
Sure Charlie

But if you were smart, you would have told me to keep this one for water testing and
give you the second or third - that will be more refined.

So you can have it:hihi:

Thanks, Flytyer ...
Forum: >> Archive: Salmon & Steelhead Flies 04-03-2006, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 866
Posted By Steve K.
orange and yellow spey

On second look I would use a smaller jungle cock eye,
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 04-03-2006, 01:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,556
Posted By Steve K.
When in San Fran...

Anybody ever go to the Toronado Bar?
Sooo many taps so little time.

"boy am I glad I'm not driving."

Flydoc, Labatt Ice is smoother (Charlie would say light) - better for your head in the...
Forum: >> Archive: Salmon & Steelhead Flies 03-21-2006, 09:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,907
Posted By Steve K.
sweet fly.

Charlie,

I just found some amazing holographic silver plastic (shaving cream can label),
and was looking for a silver body fly to tie.
Great proportion, and nice head.
How many coats of head...
Forum: Great Lakes Steelhead & Salmon 03-21-2006, 09:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 729
Posted By Steve K.
You got IT.

Dave,

You forgot about parking at the "barking dog"
It's a good thing we're usin' code names.

See ya on the water.
Maybe at the TU dinner,
Steve
Forum: Great Lakes Steelhead & Salmon 03-17-2006, 02:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 729
Posted By Steve K.
You're close, Charlie, but it's farther up...

The last boulder in the center has a nest behind it.

I cant wait to see what 11,000 cfm. did to that section last week.
Every year it's different, for better or worse.
Forum: Lines, Loops and Leaders 03-16-2006, 10:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,347
Posted By Steve K.
Thanks Buz

I did a google search and found a couple diagrams.
The perfection loop is much cleaner than what I had

Thanks,
Steve
Forum: Great Lakes Steelhead & Salmon 03-16-2006, 09:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 729
Posted By Steve K.
A Dawn to "make your mouth water"

This is my desktop.
Charlie, Nick - "name that pool"

Steve
Forum: >> Archive: Salmon & Steelhead Flies 03-16-2006, 09:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,164
Posted By Steve K.
Marabou minnow spey - black (bucktail) back

# 3
Rabbit-litebrite body
white fine marabou
silver wire rib
teal hackle
black bucktail wing
jungel cock eyes
Forum: >> Archive: Salmon & Steelhead Flies 03-16-2006, 09:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,164
Posted By Steve K.
River bugger

Smolt,
With all the emerald shiners and smelt in the Niagara, this is my #1 .
Nothing special, just BIG - at least 4 in. some of mine are 5 & 6 in long.

# 2 3X lg. heavy down eye streamer hook...
Forum: Lines, Loops and Leaders 03-03-2006, 12:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,347
Posted By Steve K.
NOT my KNOT...

Buz,

Im talking the loop on the butt section - attached to the loop on the fly line.
I searched for a diagram of the perfection loop - couldn't find any.

What I have is a double surgeon's loop...
Forum: Lines, Loops and Leaders 02-28-2006, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,347
Posted By Steve K.
How about the otherend as well...

I was just about to post a new message about loops and the butt section of the leader at the flyline, when I saw this post.
I'm using 30 lb. RIO MAX and the loop at the end has this huge rock of a...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 02-07-2006, 01:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,252
Posted By Steve K.
Juro, Welcome to...

BUFFALO!

Charlie, Black Francis and I can feel your pain.
But this was only #1 .
After #4 , I pretty much divorced myself from football.
All the Bills mean to me now is - less jerks on the...
Forum: >> Archive: Salmon & Steelhead Flies 02-02-2006, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,161
Posted By Steve K.
That's perfect Charlie, I think you match any...

That's perfect Charlie,
I think you match any of the best tiers in layout and construction.
AND your original designs are pretty decent as well.:hihi:

What size hook? It looks beefy for the...
Forum: >> Archive: Salmon & Steelhead Flies 01-31-2006, 09:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 900
Posted By Steve K.
Thanks for the comments, guys. On second look,...

Thanks for the comments, guys.
On second look, this is a variation on a variation of a Carey (?) special.
My original version has a red squirrel hair wing
With special significance as a "new fly"...
Forum: >> Archive: Salmon & Steelhead Flies 01-26-2006, 04:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 900
Posted By Steve K.
A Buggy Winter Wet/spey

# 6 200BR
FLAT GOLD TINSEL TAG
CHART. UNI-STRECH BUTT
GOLDEN CREST TAIL
TWISTED PEACOCK SWORDS - BODY
OVAL GOLD RIB
RINGNECK RUMP HACKLE BEHIND YELLOW GUINEA (2 TURNS)
And TURKEY TAIL FOR THE ...
Forum: >> Archive: Salmon & Steelhead Flies 10-28-2005, 02:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 870
Posted By Steve K.
Happy Halloween

A.J 1.5
Tail: Orange hackle fibers
Tag: flat gold/orange floss
Body: 1/3 metallic black twisted floss-ribbed w/ orange floss, 2/3 orange SLF dub.
Palmered hackle: orange teal
Collar: natural...
Forum: Great Lakes Steelhead & Salmon 10-20-2005, 09:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 833
Posted By Steve K.
Catt Clave

Great job by all who were involved.
It was nice to actually get some fishing in, for the full effect, with a monster rod (I can't afford right now - but it's on my list..)
Too bad Nick needed all...
Forum: Great Lakes Steelhead & Salmon 10-11-2005, 09:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 770
Posted By Steve K.
We'll be there!

Charlie,
For the official count:
Timmy and I will be there, on Saturday. Tim will probably be back on sun. as well.
Send me an E-mail or call, on where you'll be at first light, maybe we can meet...
Forum: >> Archive: Salmon & Steelhead Flies 10-04-2005, 11:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 761
Posted By Steve K.
Pattern Dressing

Hook: #1 Tiemco heavy, curved shank salmon (sorry don't have the number)
Tag/rib: Small oval silver
Tail: G.P. crest (not necessary- gets lost in the hackle)
Butt: Black ostrich
Body: 2/3 -...
Forum: >> Archive: Salmon & Steelhead Flies 09-30-2005, 03:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 761
Posted By Steve K.
Fair Maid of Gowanda

A little too bright and flashy,
A little too BIG in the butt ,
But, Will definately get "hit on" swimmin' in the Cat.

What do you think?
Steve K.
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