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Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 02-17-2005, 08:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,178
Posted By silverdoc
Question Oly Pen patterns(early March)

OK, 3 cheesheads are invading the peninsula from 3/5-3/13.
I've done a batch of Glasso patterns, 'cause ya just hafta have them :cool:
What else do we need?
TIA,
Forum: >> Archive: Salmon & Steelhead Flies 02-15-2005, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 906
Posted By silverdoc
hook size(s)

I've missed/lost fish on #12's through #3/0's :confused:
Some days they just don't stay stuck...
Does MI have any restriction on hook size or number of points? Maybe a #12 treble like they do in...
Forum: >> Archive: Salmon & Steelhead Flies 09-10-2004, 03:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,048
Posted By silverdoc
spey conversions

ab-so-lute-ly :smokin:
Forum: >> Archive: Salmon & Steelhead Flies 08-14-2004, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 937
Posted By silverdoc
Sol Duc Spey

Another conversion. I hope Syd Glasso would have approved.

http://www.silverdoctor.net/jpg_images/sol_duc.jpg]

HOOK:Nickle plated AJ #1.5

TAG:medium embossed silver

TAIL:GP crest
Forum: >> Archive: Salmon & Steelhead Flies 08-09-2004, 08:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,038
Posted By silverdoc
black heron sub

dyed blue ear pheasant, Whiting spey hackle, marabou, etc.
Forum: >> Archive: Salmon & Steelhead Flies 08-06-2004, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,038
Posted By silverdoc
Dee style GB Skunk

Just had to try this :)

HOOK: A.J. spey #3/0
TAG:Chartruese floss over flat silver tinsel
TAIL:Red dyed GP crest
REAR BODY: 1/2 chartruese seal, ribbed gold embossed, hackled chartruese...
Forum: The Quintessential Trout 07-12-2004, 08:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 991
Posted By silverdoc
stocking tiger trout

Chris:
Years ago, WI stocked tigers in Lake Mich., but the program was dropped because of poor returns(to the creel).
The tigers found in the inland creeks are NOT stocked, but a result of...
Forum: For Sale by Owner 03-17-2004, 09:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 584
Posted By silverdoc
Cool Hardy Perfect, Sage spey, Schroeder bamboo

There are 3 images, so rather than overload this server, please use this link:
http://www.silverdoctor.net/joe_reel.html
Forum: Great Lakes Steelhead & Salmon 03-14-2004, 11:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 766
Posted By silverdoc
Thumbs up "The Milwaukee Boys"

There is a group of fanatic spey casters on the Milwaukee.
NOT necesarily at Estabrook, but keep a lookout: none of us bite:)
Forum: >> Archive: Salmon & Steelhead Flies 01-30-2004, 11:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,209
Posted By silverdoc
T & L variant

Tied this one for a swap:
http://www.silverdoctor.net/century/thunder.jpg
Forum: >> Archive: Salmon & Steelhead Flies 01-07-2004, 08:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,064
Posted By silverdoc
style conversion

Silver Wilkenson strip wing seemed like a natural for conversion to whole feather wing using today's dyed materials...
http://www.silverdoctor.net/jpg_images/wilkenson_ranger.jpg
Forum: >> Archive: Salmon & Steelhead Flies 12-28-2003, 04:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,749
Posted By silverdoc
Re: mounting classic married wings

Smashed down sounds like maybe they're just too tall???

Or maybe, they get smashed as they tilt???
Try reversing the thread to set the far wing. Re-reversing to "normal" & then setting the near...
Forum: >> Archive: Salmon & Steelhead Flies 12-17-2003, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,295
Posted By silverdoc
winters hope(incarnations)

I tie it as intended, as a Spey, as a Dee, as a marabou spider, & as a comet.
Forum: >> Archive: Salmon & Steelhead Flies 11-15-2003, 01:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,534
Posted By silverdoc
Question image

Mr. Speyflyfisher:
That fly looks juicy-delicious!!!
Could you post the pattern....
Forum: >> Archive: Salmon & Steelhead Flies 11-15-2003, 10:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,534
Posted By silverdoc
These lumps have the same effect as a furball...

These lumps have the same effect as a furball used to split tails



Set the wing butts *slightly* down on the sides of the shank...
Picture a clock face, & have the wing butts occupy...
Forum: For Sale by Owner 11-12-2003, 08:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 613
Posted By silverdoc
Orvis Madison

Yes, it's impregnated cane. The refinish was a general clean-up,re-wrap all guides.
Forum: For Sale by Owner 11-11-2003, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 613
Posted By silverdoc
Exclamation rods/line

D.G. Schroeder 6',1pc 3wt VERY RARE 1pc Schroeder rod in 99% condition. Fast action for a DT3 or WF4 line. Flamed medium brown. Cap & ring figured walnut seat, small cigar grip. Cloth bag + PVC tube....
Forum: >> Archive: Salmon & Steelhead Flies 11-05-2003, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 943
Posted By silverdoc
Dark Winters Hope

This has been excellent in cold, dirty water

http://www.silverdoctor.net/jpg_images/wintershope_akroyd.jpg

Hook: Alec Jackson 1.5(nickeled)
Tag: Embossed med silver
Tail: GP crest dyed red...
Forum: For Sale by Owner 10-22-2003, 05:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 487
Posted By silverdoc
spey tying dvd/video

Have finished a tape of tying a GB Skunk spey, & converted to DVD...
Just wondering, is there a market for a dvd that would sell for around $10?
Forum: Great Lakes Steelhead & Salmon 09-02-2003, 08:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,017
Posted By silverdoc
Question Re: Well O.K.

JD:
What do you consider the "Midwest"? Wisconsin, Minn., & Iowa,(yes,Iowa), have native populations of brookies. I'd guess that the Mo. spring creeks were brook trout waters before the rainbows...
Forum: Great Lakes Steelhead & Salmon 09-01-2003, 07:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,017
Posted By silverdoc
native or not?

Mike;
Are you refering to the Great Lakes trib's, or to inland streams in the midwest?
If you meant the trib's, then there are no native species other than Lake Trout & Brook Trout,(both actually...
Forum: For Sale by Owner 08-08-2003, 07:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 565
Posted By silverdoc
Forum: >> Archive: Salmon & Steelhead Flies 07-23-2003, 10:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,012
Posted By silverdoc
dying schlappen

I always end up burning the stuff to get rid of some web/cling. That fades the dyed color:(
If you plan to do some home dying, it might pay to burn the feathers first, & then dye.
Just my $0.02
Forum: >> Archive: Salmon & Steelhead Flies 07-08-2003, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 902
Posted By silverdoc
July 4th fly

Little bit late, but have been busy(FISHING!)
This is too big, so copy/paste in a new window...
http://www.silverdoctor.net/jpg_images/flag_fly.jpg
Forum: Great Lakes Steelhead & Salmon 02-07-2003, 05:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 988
Posted By silverdoc
GL drought

When the headwaters sections of Class 1 wild trout streams are freezing up, it's not only cold, we're in a serious drought:(
Yeah, it's been colder than a well digger's arse, but if spring flows...
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