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Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   01-31-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 949
Posted By skeenawaters
i'd fish that!!! one of my favourite flies, well...

i'd fish that!!! one of my favourite flies, well tied.
Forum: Destinations   09-17-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,769
Posted By skeenawaters
Zymoets is the copper and is the river with all...

Zymoets is the copper and is the river with all the pressure by anglers for steelhead. the Exchamsiks does not get a run of steelhead at this time of year that i know of but it does get a run of...
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   08-26-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 845
Posted By skeenawaters
something about the orange and gold together that...

something about the orange and gold together that just looks good on a fly. Be nice if the fish think the same thing. :laugh:
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   05-07-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 620
Posted By skeenawaters
Nice fly. Is that a Sawada hook?

Nice fly. Is that a Sawada hook?
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   03-25-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By skeenawaters
Davie

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IN4N92G14Xg hope this worked but this is how Davie McPhail prepares his wax. I also keep it on my finger to keep it (handy) and warm while tying.
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   02-21-2018, 10:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,778
Posted By skeenawaters
Thumbs up Wow

Around 70 SBSs! Nice contribution to the site. Quite the undertaking of time to get this out to us. Thanks for all your time Marty.

SW
Forum: Tackle   02-10-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,300
Posted By skeenawaters
get away from breathable. USIA waders are the...

get away from breathable. USIA waders are the bomb. Warm in winter, don't leak and have a great warranty. There have big and tall sizes to a size 19 foot. Made in the US and affordable. No I am...
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   02-01-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 922
Posted By skeenawaters
Hey Marty, you have a great light box, that fly...

Hey Marty, you have a great light box, that fly almost looks florescent in the picture. Nice to see your flies again.
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   01-19-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 534
Posted By skeenawaters
Hmh trv?

Okay the TRV vice has been sold for a couple of months now and we haven't had a review of how the vice preforms. I'm thinking that someone on this form has made the purchase and had time to try it...
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   01-19-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 644
Posted By skeenawaters
You have done justice to this one Back Eddy. To...

You have done justice to this one Back Eddy. To my eye the wing is a perfect length (one of the things that I have trouble with on this fly) and the rest of the fly is very well proportioned and...
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   01-10-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 555
Posted By skeenawaters
Make sure there is no crossed barbs and steam the...

Make sure there is no crossed barbs and steam the feathers before you start. (Preening) it helps the hook and loops of the feathers line up properly and hold a bit better. Use the sweet spot of the...
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   01-05-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 857
Posted By skeenawaters
bag balm for dry cracked cow tits. Stuff is...

bag balm for dry cracked cow tits. Stuff is magic.
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   01-01-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By skeenawaters
Nice tapper,smooth floss great proportion, just a...

Nice tapper,smooth floss great proportion, just a real nice tie. the JC in the back ground looks like a quality cape where did you get that from????
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   12-31-2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,008
Posted By skeenawaters
nice tie! If the wing was tied down at the bend...

nice tie! If the wing was tied down at the bend of the hook it would be a dead ringer for a fly we call a silver minnow on the west coast.
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   12-30-2017, 05:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 692
Posted By skeenawaters
use the search function on this site for a "sbs...

use the search function on this site for a "sbs for feather wings" it should bring up all kinds of information that will be useful for you.
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   12-29-2017, 01:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,685
Posted By skeenawaters
Thumbs up Glad to see the completion on this one Marty. ...

Glad to see the completion on this one Marty. I'm sure it will be a valued asset for any tiers library....Congratulations!
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   12-27-2017, 06:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,707
Posted By skeenawaters
(Can someone tell me the attributes of PB hair...

(Can someone tell me the attributes of PB hair that makes it so special (aside from keeping the original owner warm), and why some are willing to mortgage their home in order to acquire a wee patch?)...
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   12-25-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 694
Posted By skeenawaters
That's not fair. Nice friends, I should try and...

That's not fair. Nice friends, I should try and find a few friends like yours.
Forum: General   12-05-2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,742
Posted By skeenawaters
you had better start to wear safety glasses. ...

you had better start to wear safety glasses. It's all fun and games till someone looses and eye. :surprise:
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   12-02-2017, 12:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,587
Posted By skeenawaters
just get into your goat sacrificing buddies fly...

just get into your goat sacrificing buddies fly box when he is not looking. If he is sacrificing goats he won't miss a bloody fly. :laugh: on the other hand if you are tying your own it never...
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   10-14-2017, 12:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,336
Posted By skeenawaters
materials

Nicely tied fly, although not in Canada I have ordered through Ken Sawada's online fly shop. He has most everything for tying classic and married wings. that is if the hing on your wallet isn't...
Forum: General   06-18-2017, 09:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,049
Posted By skeenawaters
cohan commission?

I seem to look at things a bit different than most. It strikes me as more than coincidence that the year the Cohan Commission Report was issued on the Fraser River sockeye is the year the Fraser...
Forum: Tackle   04-17-2017, 05:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,457
Posted By skeenawaters
I will try this tactic out, sounds easy. ...

I will try this tactic out, sounds easy. Because of my extremely long learning curb I should probably wear safety glasses and a hoodie again for a while.:grin2:
Forum: Tackle   04-16-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,457
Posted By skeenawaters
I have tried the FIST and the Guide Line Triple...

I have tried the FIST and the Guide Line Triple density lines. They are harder to get out of the water then you would think. I found that the lines that have a float, hover, slow to medium sink...
Forum: General   03-04-2017, 02:05 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,443
Posted By skeenawaters
google USIA. Form your own opinion.

google USIA. Form your own opinion.
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