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by TARH2O
Mon Sep 26, 2011 8:16 pm
Forum: Flies and Tying
Topic: Filling my boxes with these
Replies: 1
Views: 2961

Filling my boxes with these

I'm bored - between contracts and the water in the Guad is too low and the fish are stessed so saw an article in the last Fly Tyers magazine and I thought I'd try my hnd at it. So I went out and bought me a Dremel tool and a few special bits and now I'm making size 10 poppers. http://www.tarwater.ne...
by TARH2O
Mon Mar 14, 2011 10:26 pm
Forum: Flies and Tying
Topic: Fly Swap # 2
Replies: 26
Views: 9931

Re: Fly Swap # 2

Well I just finished 57 flies for my buddies 57th birthday so whats another 13...

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Besides I still have 1/2 a bottle of scotch to finish off.

I'll tie up some Llano Bug variants that make the pumpkins cry.
by TARH2O
Fri Feb 19, 2010 3:51 pm
Forum: Flies and Tying
Topic: pheasant feathers
Replies: 6
Views: 6332

Re: pheasant feathers

Wow Mick! Thats a great resource for feathers. Hows the quality?
I've found that Lelands and Feather Craft have some pretty good materials too..
by TARH2O
Tue Mar 17, 2009 12:11 pm
Forum: Warmwater
Topic: Cibolo Creek 2/15
Replies: 8
Views: 5356

When I went through town on Sunday the creek was well up but it is still down an estimated 5'. With a few more good rains the creek should be flowing like normal but Lord knows when that will be.
by TARH2O
Mon Feb 23, 2009 2:45 pm
Forum: Warmwater
Topic: Cibolo Creek 2/15
Replies: 8
Views: 5356

Boy - don't I know about the low flow in the Cibolo. I took these pictures a few weeks ago. Its just a horrible situation - Stage 5 drought. http://www.texasflyreport.com/forums/upfiles/a3c65bf8-2d56-4054-89c1-975494a65d7b.jpg http://www.texasflyreport.com/forums/upfiles/c04420f5-400c-4110-8bc9-4a88...
by TARH2O
Fri Feb 13, 2009 8:01 am
Forum: Flies and Tying
Topic: Innovative Fly Material
Replies: 9
Views: 7124

Well here is the first fly with the saran wrap. Its a little rough but I think it has potential.

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by TARH2O
Tue Feb 10, 2009 2:11 pm
Forum: Flies and Tying
Topic: Innovative Fly Material
Replies: 9
Views: 7124

I don't have any pics yet to post but as soon as I am able I'll snap a few pics and post them up.
by TARH2O
Tue Feb 10, 2009 10:28 am
Forum: Flies and Tying
Topic: Innovative Fly Material
Replies: 9
Views: 7124

Innovative Fly Material

Well I found a new material to tie flys with - green or red saran wrap from the holiday season. I just bunch it up making a type of rope and use it as body material. It comes in red and green that I know of but I'll be on the lookout for other colors. Do you have something unique that you tie flys w...
by TARH2O
Tue Jan 27, 2009 11:45 am
Forum: Warmwater
Topic: Help me choose: four weight or five weight?
Replies: 37
Views: 20519

I have a friend who owns a fly shop. One day, a few days before Father's Day, a guy came in and handed him $300. He said, "My wife's coming in here tomorrow to shop for the fly rod I told her I wanted for Father's Day. Please subtract this amount from the retail price when you tell her how much it ...
by TARH2O
Tue Jan 27, 2009 8:01 am
Forum: Warmwater
Topic: Help me choose: four weight or five weight?
Replies: 37
Views: 20519

eric_burnett wrote:the Sportsman's Prayer:

"Dear Lord, when I die, please do not let my wife sell my stuff for what I told her I paid for it"

Amen
You owe me a new laptop computer - I just spit coffe all over this one laughing at the Sportsman's Prayer.
by TARH2O
Tue Jan 20, 2009 1:01 pm
Forum: Flies and Tying
Topic: In Production Mode
Replies: 25
Views: 17882

As always Mick you are a fount of knowledge - a real life Cliff Clavin (meant with the utmost of respect).

Looks like I have some reading to do. :D
by TARH2O
Tue Jan 20, 2009 12:18 pm
Forum: Flies and Tying
Topic: In Production Mode
Replies: 25
Views: 17882

That Yong's fly is deceptively simple. It made me start to think about twinning methods for threads. Has anyone ever taken two threads and wound them together (like a black and a red) to get a different effect for wrapping on flies?