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Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   Yesterday, 02:03 PM
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Posted By GR8LAKES FLYER
Is this the first time visiting Colin's site for...

Is this the first time visiting Colin's site for you Doug??
I thought you knew about his library. Just fascinating to go through all of the photos and write-ups. I still read many of the articles...
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   Yesterday, 08:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By GR8LAKES FLYER
I agree with Cameron, that has a wonderful fishy...

I agree with Cameron, that has a wonderful fishy glow :smokin:
I also think you knocked this one out of the park with your tying skills ... man that has a nice profile and flow :smokin::smokin:

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Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   Yesterday, 08:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 222
Posted By GR8LAKES FLYER
Yup, very well done :smokin: Very nice...

Yup, very well done :smokin:
Very nice proportions and material density ... really nice flow to that fly.


Mike
Forum: New Member Introductions   02-16-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 50
Posted By GR8LAKES FLYER
Welcome to the Speypages :) Mike

Welcome to the Speypages :)


Mike
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   02-15-2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 294
Posted By GR8LAKES FLYER
SEXY BEAST :smokin::smokin::smokin::smokin: ...

SEXY BEAST :smokin::smokin::smokin::smokin:

That is off the charts sweet !!


Mike
Forum: New Member Introductions   02-15-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 31
Posted By GR8LAKES FLYER
Welcome to the Speypages, glad you decided to...

Welcome to the Speypages, glad you decided to join :)


Mike
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   02-14-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 318
Posted By GR8LAKES FLYER
That heron fly is gorgeous :smokin::smokin: The...

That heron fly is gorgeous :smokin::smokin:
The photo is outstanding as well !!


Mike
Forum: Rods   02-13-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 432
Posted By GR8LAKES FLYER
Bob as you know, I've had the 13' 6/7/8...

Bob as you know, I've had the 13' 6/7/8 Highlander for 5 or 6 years now and it has been my #1 go to rod for my home river. While not being the CX series, I know that you have gone to great lengths to...
Forum: Rods   02-12-2020, 01:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 432
Posted By GR8LAKES FLYER
That's because you haven't tried the Gaelforce...

That's because you haven't tried the Gaelforce EMT's yet Bob :hihi:

For touch & go casts, the 7/8.
For a more "skagitty" approach, get the 8/9.

Whether casting in tight spaces or just bombing...
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   02-12-2020, 06:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By GR8LAKES FLYER
No worries here dude :D It would be impossible...

No worries here dude :D
It would be impossible to roll rhea herls and get the same mix detail as the bucktail.
When tying with bucktail, I suggest to do enough hair for 3 or 4 Willies. For the time...
Forum: General   02-12-2020, 06:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 134
Posted By GR8LAKES FLYER
Bob's wallets are top shelf :smokin: Just...

Bob's wallets are top shelf :smokin:
Just fantastic craftsmanship, artistry and design, congratulations my friend for a wonderful stream-side addition to your kit :)
I see you did go with the Dee...
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   02-11-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By GR8LAKES FLYER
You know, we have some UK members here that...

You know, we have some UK members here that wouldn't call your pattern a Willie Gunn. A true "Willie" has the wing of orange, yellow and black bucktail rolled in hand so that the hair is well mixed...
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   02-11-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 370
Posted By GR8LAKES FLYER
That, is fishy-sexy :smokin::smokin: Well done...

That, is fishy-sexy :smokin::smokin:
Well done my friend :)


Mike
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   02-11-2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By GR8LAKES FLYER
I'd fish that Willie minus the "eyes" :hihi: ...

I'd fish that Willie minus the "eyes" :hihi:
The Willie Gunn is a favorite of mine in any variation ...


Mike
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   02-11-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By GR8LAKES FLYER
Fit for both wall and wallet :smokin::smokin: ...

Fit for both wall and wallet :smokin::smokin:


Mike
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   02-11-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By GR8LAKES FLYER
Nicely executed :smokin::smokin: Mike

Nicely executed :smokin::smokin:


Mike
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   02-11-2020, 07:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 178
Posted By GR8LAKES FLYER
I like these too :) The added collar is a nice...

I like these too :)
The added collar is a nice touch. Personally, I would have kept the dubbed head a little tighter and compact, that's just me.
I do see a little eye loop "creep", but minor....
Forum: Destinations   02-10-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 855
Posted By GR8LAKES FLYER
Cracker !!!! Magnificent beast :smokin::smokin:...

Cracker !!!!
Magnificent beast :smokin::smokin:
Congratulations, well done !!


Mike
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   02-10-2020, 07:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 404
Posted By GR8LAKES FLYER
Very nice tying :) I would fish either of them...

Very nice tying :)
I would fish either of them through a salmon pool or a steelhead run and have the confidence knowing a pull is coming.


Mike
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   02-09-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 572
Posted By GR8LAKES FLYER
Part II

Although in the past I was enamored with the gaudy patterns of our fore-fathers, I have now gravitated away from the multi-material patterns they created to try to "out class" one another. It was...
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   02-08-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 572
Posted By GR8LAKES FLYER
Oh boy, my thought pattern is a little more...

Oh boy, my thought pattern is a little more intense than others I'm afraid :hihi:
When it comes to flies and design, I'm a total geek ... almost freakish actually. I've been known to skip a fishing...
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   02-08-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By GR8LAKES FLYER
I cut my swinging teeth at Erindale Park :D I...

I cut my swinging teeth at Erindale Park :D
I finished reading Steelhead Flyfishing and Flies and then got some flies tied up and asked my dad to drop me off at the park for the day on his way to...
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   02-08-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By GR8LAKES FLYER
And river smallmouth bass too !! I've said it...

And river smallmouth bass too !!
I've said it before and I will say it again, you have nailed this style of tube fly on all counts !!
Picture perfect profile :smokin:


Mike
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   02-08-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By GR8LAKES FLYER
BOOM !!! Fantastic tying my friend ... you...

BOOM !!!
Fantastic tying my friend ... you really nailed it :smokin::smokin:
I forgot about this pattern completely and after seeing your rendition, I must pinch this pattern !!


Mike
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   02-08-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 368
Posted By GR8LAKES FLYER
That is some stellar tying Paul :smokin::smokin: ...

That is some stellar tying Paul :smokin::smokin:

The substitute body hackle looks great !! I rarely use legal heron for this pattern and really prefer Blue Eared Pheasant tied in from the third or...
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