For those who love small streams, wild trout, and life...in their simplest form
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
A New Light, And A Simple Fly
I was in Joann's the other day and as I was walking down one of the aisles I spotted a great sale. The OttLite was being offered at 50% off. I got the rusty calculator, my brain, and figured it out. Regular retail 65.99 at 50% off equals 32.99. And here it sits on my desk. I'm very pleased with it so far. It puts the light directly on the target. It is compact and does not generate a lot of heat. I was in need of a new light and sometimes it feels good when deals happen when most needed.
Pheasant and Orange
The pheasant and orange...simplicity to the max. Orange silk, burnt orange SLF thorax and pheasant hackle. I'm going to have to look into Smith's book The North Country Fly and see if pheasant was a hackle that was preferred and used by the old masters. I love working with it and it has been working very well on the brookies.