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Ugly duckling
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Blue Jock Scott...Minor V...
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something a little patrio...
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  Ugly duckling
Posted by: dave gotzmer - 8 hours ago - Forum: General Fishing Flies - Replies (5)

In quick succession this pattern produced two steelies in a heavily trafficked run.  I saw it all happen and was delivered the best gift a tier can get.   It's got weird proportions but it worked like a charm.  The bluish throat is is your garden variety Ringneck Pheasant.  I'd be grateful to hear your thoughts

dave



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  5/0 Carnegie
Posted by: 2ndmillion - Yesterday, 07:45 PM - Forum: Classic Salmon Flies - Replies (6)

Well this is my 2nd classic since July 4th. It was a little rushed but feels good to be tying these again. I will probably end up using the razor on this and retyping the pattern again. I’ve been working on way too many projects to be able to tie a lot but better days are near.

Regards,

Marty

   

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  Toucan
Posted by: djs4263 - 09-21-2019, 07:06 AM - Forum: Coffee and Fritters - Replies (7)

Hi All:
I was wondering what you would recommend I use for toucan substitute. Having never held one, I am not sure what qualities it has that one wants to mimmic. Is it a stiff feather, soft feather, opaque, translucent etc.?  Also, it appears there are several subspecies. It all gets a bit confusing... Thanks as always for the help!
Best,
Dave

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  Rosy Dawn
Posted by: djs4263 - 09-20-2019, 04:15 PM - Forum: Classic Salmon Flies - Replies (7)

   
Hi All:
This Rosy Dawn was tied on one of Ronn's 8/0 Harrison and Bartleet hooks. The pattern didn't specify tinsel type for the tag, so I went with oval. In retrospect I would do something different with the wing pattern. Also, I wonder if it would look better with less hackle? Look forward to thoughts/comments.
Best,
Dave

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  something a little patriotic
Posted by: Ronn Lucas Sr. - 09-16-2019, 09:12 PM - Forum: Artistic and Creative Flies - Replies (6)

Here are a few patriotic flies I tied early in the 2000's. The one with the red, white & blue frame are to honor the branches of the US military.      The one with two flies are tied for Desert Shield (top) and Desert Storm (below)            for our efforts in Iraq. A poor photo. Tied in 2005

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  The colors of autumn.
Posted by: dave gotzmer - 09-13-2019, 08:43 AM - Forum: Artistic and Creative Flies - Replies (13)

It was 30 degrees F this AM.  Crystal clear blue sky and the bright sun reveal a few leaves that turned color overnight.  Got me thinking of this fly which I never got to fish but is still a happy spot in my memories.  Always liked it's mix of old and new materials but regretted doing the 'hackle pull down'.

dave



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  Blue Jock Scott...Minor Variation
Posted by: CSFT II - 09-12-2019, 09:16 AM - Forum: Classic Salmon Flies - Replies (19)

This hook...a Ronn Lucas, Sr. 4/0 Jock Scott model has been in the vise for 2...maybe 3 months. Well I finally got off my lazy butt and finished the the fly which has had 1/2 the body done since sometime in August.

The variations...Blue Nlitava instead of the Chatterer in the tail just for something different. The body hackle is not called for, just a blue and widgeon throat. Because the other 3 JS patterns all have body hackle I decided to do this fly in that manner. I didn't bother with the herl head. I've tied it that way in the past, but thought why bother this time Wink Other than that it is pretty much by the book.

Don't hesitate to comment gents.....

   

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  Butcher
Posted by: djs4263 - 09-11-2019, 06:31 AM - Forum: Classic Salmon Flies - Replies (12)

       
Hi All:

This is the PT version of the Butcher. Chose it because I like the addition of GP topping to the wing. Found the teal to be a bit truculent, not wanting to lay properly. The hook is a Wm. Blacker 8/0. Unfortunately the finish came off in the vise. Used plastic as pictured to protect it. Does anyone have other suggestions to protect the hooks? The plastic has generally been effective in the past.

Best,
Dave

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  Chatterer 5/0
Posted by: LarsM1310 - 09-10-2019, 01:53 AM - Forum: Classic Salmon Flies - Replies (7)

Mostly sub



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  Ingrids stepsister
Posted by: Sky-Pilot - 09-08-2019, 09:27 AM - Forum: Artistic and Creative Flies - Replies (11)

A new one i tied this weekend. Its on a Lukas hook. Tinsel is old.



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