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Tying tips: Dry Fly Hackle: Necks, Capes and Saddles

April 13th, 2009 · 4 Comments

The guys at FFOTW posted another fly tying tip by yours truly. This one is some background about choosing dry fly hackle.

Notes from the podcast:

Besides vise, maybe the largest single investment in tying
Two ways to purchase hackle, from necks or saddles – some info help make right choice for you
Terminology:

Necks and Capes are the same [...]

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Bid Early, Bid Often – Project Healing Waters

February 8th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Another FFOTW fly swap charity auction, benefiting Project Healing Waters.

A dozen steelhead flies, donated by the participants in the fly swap.   All proceeds will go to Project Healing Waters.
In response to the past swap donations, Ed Nicholson, President of PHWFF, wrote:
“I’m not sure how you do it, or who I should thank, but all of [...]

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Clouser Flies – Benefiting Project Healing Waters

December 12th, 2008 · No Comments

The guys at FFOTW did it again. A fly swap benefiting Project Healing Waters.  This one was hosted by John LeJeune, who showed his dedication by smoking a whole box of cigars: recycling the box into a good looking presentation box.
Head over to eBay and bid early, bid often, and bid high. Bid like you [...]

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