OK

LJ



>>> "Don Ordes" <f...@tribcsp.com> 11/4/2010 11:50 AM >>>
LJ

The 'Greenies' have been training our fish to eat tiny midges, but we used 
to catch them on large stones,
that peacock half-back (photo), mohair leeches, vanilla-buggers, and 
streamers.

Midges like #18 pheasant tails are productive on a short-line technique.

DonO
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Larry Johnson" <johns...@uvu.edu>
To: <vfb-mail@googlegroups.com>
Sent: Thursday, November 04, 2010 11:42 AM
Subject: Re: [VFB] Rope dubbing peacock- Fly of the Week- peacock


> Let's keep this in mind.  You will need to let me know what flies to 
> bring....
>
> LJ
>
>>>> "Don Ordes" <f...@tribcsp.com> 11/4/2010 11:17 AM >>>
> Larry,
> There are two places here that deserve your attention, but lots of places 
> to
> do well- in this near vicinity.
>
> Lake fishing sounds out for you, but I do fish them from time to time from
> the shores for big cruising females feed on crawfish.
>
> River-fishing is different.  The N. Platte has been very privatized, but 
> is
> highly prolific if you drift it.  I have a Gruman wide Sport-canoe with
> outriggers that makes a very stable platform to fish from.  You are 
> welcome
> to come paddle me down the river any time.  LOL
>
> The Miracle Mile can be floated, but we need to watch the flows and 
> levels-
> lots of boulders & sandbars.  Some biggies can be caught, but most are
> little ones in the 12" to 20" range.
>
> DonO
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Larry Johnson" <johns...@uvu.edu>
> To: <vfb-mail@googlegroups.com>
> Sent: Thursday, November 04, 2010 10:52 AM
> Subject: Re: [VFB] Rope dubbing peacock- Fly of the Week- peacock
>
>
>> There are a lot of processes and color combinations, etc. that I never 
>> get
>> into.  I should, I suppose.
>> By the way.  I plan to retire after this school year, and would love to
>> find some time to come up and fish some
>> of the mystical waters of Wyoming.  I can bring the 4-wheeler.  You would
>> only need to point me in a direction.
>> And there are two or three places here
>> in central Utah which deserve your attention for an afternoon or two.  It
>> won't
>> happen if we don't make it happen.  I have a harder time getting around
>> lately, but
>> I fished almost exclusively creeks and streams. (Love those beaver ponds.
>> I pass the Provo by altogether because
>> of all the traffic it gets.  The fish in the Provo have seen everything a
>> thousand times.
>> When I watch the evening weather, I always feel the need to call you and
>> tell you that you are welcome for
>> the weather we sent to you after we had it here in Utah.
>>
>> LJ
>>
>>>>> "Don Ordes" <f...@tribcsp.com> 11/4/2010 10:13 AM >>>
>> Larry,
>> If you use and furs or even dark synthetics, and option to tying in a
>> tinsel
>> is using a very small clump of Quick-decent, which comes in many colors
>> and
>> I thing even a holo.  It can even be roped or Norvised into peacock.
>> Stretch
>> it out fine and then spin it in.
>>
>> I use gold with my brown furs and silver with my gray furs to replace the
>> flash of ribbing, but accentuate the segments.
>>
>> DonO
>>
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: "Larry Johnson" <johns...@uvu.edu>
>> To: <vfb-mail@googlegroups.com>
>> Sent: Thursday, November 04, 2010 9:48 AM
>> Subject: Re: [VFB] Rope dubbing peacock- Fly of the Week- peacock
>>
>>
>>> Joyce:  If you are successful in scanning the fly, would you send the
>>> image to me also?  Thanks.
>>> By the way, I use gold tinsel with peacock and brown hackle, not silver
>>> tinsel....
>>> DonO and I are in a conversation regarding spinning versus noodling.
>>>
>>> Larry Johnson
>>>
>>>>>> "Joyce M Westphal" <joyce...@gmail.com> 11/3/2010 8:47 PM >>>
>>> The fly  is Larry Johnson's pattern. He ties it with silver mylar rib, I
>>> did
>>> this with the green holographic holloshimmer..it is available at the
>>> JoAnne's fabric store in the thread department.  It is actually a fine
>>> (goes
>>> through a sewing machine needle) mylar  thread that comes in gold, 
>>> silver
>>> both plain and holographic, two shades of green and red and copper. I
>>> love
>>> it for the fine ribbing of midges..it is very strong and adds a bit of
>>> flash. I'll see if I am successful in getting a copy of the midge on the
>>> scanner and send it to you..looks like the one Don tied.  The pattern is
>>> quite simple:
>>> Scofield minute magic midge
>>> Hook: any dry fly
>>> Hackle: Brown..can be right size of a size larger
>>> Rib: Silver mylar or silver or colored Holoshimmer mylar thread.
>>> Thread: I use olive or red, depending on whether I rib with red or green
>>> or
>>> silver
>>> Body; 1-3 peacock herls, depending on the hook size.
>>> I tied these on a size 16 94840 Mustad, but you can use size to match
>>> what
>>> your're kicking up.   Wrap a layer of thread, at the hook bend, tie in
>>> the
>>> hackle, peacock herl and mylar or Holoshimmer ribbing. Hold all three
>>> with
>>> your thread and spin the vise making a nice tight hairy chenille. Then
>>> spin
>>> the vise again and wind the  chenille rope onto the hook, tie off, It's
>>> done.  These are the flies that Larry tied at Sowbug I believe.  A  very
>>> effective fly. You can literally tie one in one minute. I fish them a
>>> lot.
>>>    If you can't find the Holoshimmer, let me know and I can get some for
>>> you. It's a bit pricey, about $5.00 a spool, but that contains a lot of
>>> thread. I wait until there is a 40 or 50% off coupon and get it then.
>>> Enjoy.
>>> I'll see if I can get it scanned and a picture sent off. Joyce
>>> - Show quoted text -
>>>
>>> On Wed, Nov 3, 2010 at 8:30 PM, Anthony Spezio <bambot...@yahoo.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> I was wondering about posting a photo.
>>>> Tony
>>>>
>>>> --- On *Wed, 11/3/10, Peggy Brenner <peggy.bren...@comcast.net>* wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> From: Peggy Brenner <peggy.bren...@comcast.net>
>>>> Subject: Re: [VFB] Rope dubbing peacock- Fly of the Week- peacock
>>>> To: vfb-mail@googlegroups.com 
>>>> Date: Wednesday, November 3, 2010, 7:54 PM
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 11/3/2010 3:08 PM, Joyce M Westphal wrote:
>>>> > Scofield minute midges
>>>>
>>>> Will you share the recipe for the Scofield minute midge, please
>>>>
>>>> Peggy B
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