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Old 03-19-2013, 07:11 PM
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Default a few more stones...

here are some bugs I tied while I was figuring out the newest one...actually they both are pretty good too I think...a bit easier ties...no legs...just hackles...

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the "twin hackle stone"...this one floats awesome...and uses two hackles...the tail points down to mimick the natural posture of the adult when it lays eggs...

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the "shellback stone"...this is even easier to tie...and uses a small piece of foam under the buffalo wool...I wanst sure if the other one would float...but it did...but I am going to just leave this one alone...it can easily be turned into a great caddis adult too...just tent another wing, instead on the single...to get the right profile...actually the one above has this(twin hackle)...since it lands on it side sometimes when I was casting it...and I wanted the proper profile...t
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...and old gaelic proverb...

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