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Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   08-22-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 455
Posted By fe2head
Great ties, Marty! I particularly like the orange...

Great ties, Marty! I particularly like the orange and black hackle-tip spey and the blue Akroyd flies. Have a great trip!
Jim B.
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   06-20-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By fe2head
Those are flat-out gorgeous flies! How about...

Those are flat-out gorgeous flies!

How about a SBS?

Thanks for sharing your art with us...

Jim B.
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   06-07-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By fe2head
Hey, Dan...these look good, and should get some...

Hey, Dan...these look good, and should get some yanks!

One of my old flyfishing mentors used to ask me occasionally at our monthly TU chapter meetings, whether I'd been out fishing lately, and...
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   05-21-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 538
Posted By fe2head
Great colors and tie! Black and blue combinations...

Great colors and tie! Black and blue combinations were hot flies for early Puget Sound summer-run steelhead, but there aren't many of them left.

Jim B.
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   05-16-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 901
Posted By fe2head
Another option for spey hackling is Aaron Ostoj's...

Another option for spey hackling is Aaron Ostoj's technique:

https://www.aaronmostojfeathers.com/blog/tricks-for-splitting-burnt-goose-spey-hackle

Jim B.
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   05-13-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By fe2head
Nice tie, Yooper-Fly! Yep, the 2/5 ounce blue...

Nice tie, Yooper-Fly!
Yep, the 2/5 ounce blue and chrome Little Cleo was a big hit here on the Puget Sound rivers for steelhead, too, when we had some steelhead to catch.
Jim B.
Forum: Spey Basics   05-13-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 569
Posted By fe2head
Back in the late 1980s and early 1990s, it was a...

Back in the late 1980s and early 1990s, it was a fairly common sight to see the Skagit River steelhead guides (John Farrar, Dec Hogan, Scott O'Donnell, et al) and other fly anglers having an...
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   04-23-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 602
Posted By fe2head
Hi, Mike... That's a beauty, your take on the...

Hi, Mike...
That's a beauty, your take on the low water T&L. Would you mind posting the materials list and tying instructions for us?
Thanks...
Jim B.
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   03-26-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 475
Posted By fe2head
That's a beauty, Tim! I tied some Akroyds...

That's a beauty, Tim! I tied some Akroyds recently and took them for a swim on the Sandy River, OR, last week...some with the traditional yellow-orange rear halves, some with hot orange, some with...
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   03-26-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 619
Posted By fe2head
I never thought of doing this....I'll give it a...

I never thought of doing this....I'll give it a go!
Thanks for the tip!
Jim B.
Forum: Spey Classifieds   02-20-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,114
Posted By fe2head
Seems to me that I've seen Daiwa 17 footers for...

Seems to me that I've seen Daiwa 17 footers for sale on the web over the years...don't know anything about them.

Jim B.
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   02-08-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By fe2head
These are classic low-water salmon and steelhead...

These are classic low-water salmon and steelhead hooks, and hard to come by as they're no longer produced. They make great steelhead skaters and dries...Steelhead Caddis, Steelhead Bee, etc.

Jim B.
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   01-10-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By fe2head
Good idea...I usually give the tag and butt a...

Good idea...I usually give the tag and butt a coat of head cement before winding on the body and hackles, but I'll try your trick.

Good looking Undertaker, btw....

Jim B.
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   12-27-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 863
Posted By fe2head
Is the Skykomish still closed annually for...

Is the Skykomish still closed annually for steelhead?


The mainstem Skykomish is open from the Saturday before Memorial Day till February 15th.
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   11-27-2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,350
Posted By fe2head
Congrats to you and Dec! It's been a long ordeal...

Congrats to you and Dec! It's been a long ordeal for you both, and this new authorized book is worth the wait! Thanks for sticking with it...can't wait to get a copy.

Jim B.
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   11-07-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,209
Posted By fe2head
Great ties! Take some Undertakers with you...

Great ties!

Take some Undertakers with you next time...Deschutes steelhead love 'em!

Jim B.
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   10-19-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,350
Posted By fe2head
Congratulations Marty, and Dec, too! What an...

Congratulations Marty, and Dec, too! What an ordeal you've both been through. Can't wait to buy a copy!

Jim B.
Forum: Spey Classifieds   08-29-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,144
Posted By fe2head
Hey, Adam...is the St Croix the sweet 3-piece? ...

Hey, Adam...is the St Croix the sweet 3-piece?
Thanks...
Jim B.
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   08-29-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,402
Posted By fe2head
Marty....absolutely stunning! Any chance you'll...

Marty....absolutely stunning! Any chance you'll post an SBS, or at least the materials list?
Thanks...
Jim B.
Forum: Spey Classifieds   07-12-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 218
Posted By fe2head
Hi, JMR...is this line still available? Jim...

Hi, JMR...is this line still available?

Jim B.
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   08-04-2017, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 618
Posted By fe2head
Summer steelhead will eat these, too...

Summer steelhead will eat these, too...
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   08-04-2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 616
Posted By fe2head
Watch the Travis Johnson YouTube...he developed...

Watch the Travis Johnson YouTube...he developed the Prom Dress.

Jim B.
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   06-29-2017, 04:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 786
Posted By fe2head
Undertakers...... 262097

Undertakers......

262097
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   06-06-2017, 02:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,109
Posted By fe2head
Like it! A perfect new pattern to try on the...

Like it! A perfect new pattern to try on the Deschutes, in smaller sizes.
Thanks....
Jim B.
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   04-10-2017, 03:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,224
Posted By fe2head
I like it! All ready for Easter! Jim B.

I like it! All ready for Easter!

Jim B.
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