Thanks again everyone for all the words of encouragement. I really do appreciate it. I really enjoy tying flies. Nothing felt more rewarding than the first time I caught a fish on a fly I had tied myself. It was a bit ugly but did the trick.
I've got just enough perfectionist in me that even if it works I want it to look pretty too! Practice is definitely the key to getting there.
So, here's round 2 on the Black Nose Dace.