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Old 08-05-2008, 01:46 PM
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Default female mayfly

Some dry flies have a bit of red (Iron Blue Dun) or yellow (Female Beaverkill) at the tail which is supposed to represent an egg sack. Have any of you used these patterns? Have you noticed they work when other non-female patterns don't?
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