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by piffilus
Tue Feb 26, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: Flytying
Topic: Damsel dragonflies
Replies: 56
Views: 7161

Damsel dragonflies

Second try! I have used 2 Prologic XC3 hooks one in the back and one in front. They are connected with 0.30 mm braid through a Eugene bend on the back hook and then a nail knot and then wound up to the eye and finally knotted with a Eugene bend in the eye on the front hook. Then another piece of bra...
by piffilus
Tue Feb 26, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: Tackle
Topic: Braid for Snakehead.
Replies: 67
Views: 4778

Braid for Snakehead.

That's right. Just be patient!
by piffilus
Tue Feb 26, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: Flytying
Topic: Flytying Desks
Replies: 11
Views: 1671

Flytying Desks

I would also want to know if there are some good solutions for storing materials handy and efficiently. I am thinking of building a shallow shelf that can sit on top of the table against the wall.
by piffilus
Tue Feb 26, 2019 9:39 am
Forum: Tackle
Topic: Braid for Snakehead.
Replies: 67
Views: 4778

Braid for Snakehead.

Smoking grass while watching painted grass grow and dry at the same time might be interesting.
by piffilus
Tue Feb 26, 2019 5:44 am
Forum: Tackle
Topic: Braid for Snakehead.
Replies: 67
Views: 4778

Braid for Snakehead.

It depends on the type of grass you are watching. Bamboo, which is a grass, can grow 91 cm in 24 hours!
by piffilus
Mon Feb 25, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: Flytying
Topic: Damsel dragonflies
Replies: 56
Views: 7161

Damsel dragonflies

It's the Prologic XC3. I was thinking of trying to make one with a hook in the tail as this and one at the thorax and having a ring in the nose for easy tying on and off. But I am not sure about what knots to use for the braid to the hooks. On the one above it's the Eugene bend to the hook and a per...
by piffilus
Mon Feb 25, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: Tackle
Topic: Braid for Snakehead.
Replies: 67
Views: 4778

Braid for Snakehead.

That's really great. They will cure faster in the sun, by the UV-rays.
by piffilus
Mon Feb 25, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Flytying
Topic: Damsel dragonflies
Replies: 56
Views: 7161

Damsel dragonflies

This is my first try. Have to get some braid.
by piffilus
Sun Feb 24, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: Flytying
Topic: Damsel dragonflies
Replies: 56
Views: 7161

Damsel dragonflies

I had the same idea though with 0.60 nylon since I don't have any braid at the moment. I'll give it a try anyway.
by piffilus
Sat Feb 23, 2019 12:25 pm
Forum: Tackle
Topic: Strong hooks small flies
Replies: 39
Views: 4641

Strong hooks small flies

New hook tested. Ahrex NS115 Deep Streamer D/E #8.

Pulled to complete failure. The hook straightened at 14.75 kg

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