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Default Re: What have you been tying today?

Hi again,

another favourite style of fly for loch-style fishing is the crippler. Here's a few recent cripplers, and a couple of sneaky dabblers too.







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Invicta Crippler

Hook - B175, 10, 12
Thread - UniThread 8/0 Red
Butt - Flat Gold
Body - Olive & Sunburst Electric
Body Hackle - Ginger Grizzle
Rib - Gold Oval
First Shoulder Hackle - GP Yellow
Second Shoulder Hackle - Brown Grizzle
Head Hackle - Silver Doctor Blue (Two turns)













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Bibio Crippler

Hook - B175, 10, 12
Thread - UniThread 8/0 Red
Butt - Pearl
Body - Ant Black Seal's Fur & Red Seal's Fur
Body Hackle - Black Grizzle
Rib - Silver Oval
Shoulder Hackle - GP Red
Head Hackle - Black Grizzle













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Soldier Crippler

Hook - B175 10, 12
Thread - UniThread 8/0
Butt - GloBrite 3
Rib - Gold Oval
Body - Red Seal's Fur
Body Hackle - Ginger Grizzle
Shoulder Hackle - GP Dyed Red
Head Hackle - Ginger Grizzle















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Black & Natural, Black & Sunburst

Hook - B175 10, 12
Thread - UniThread 8/0 Red
Tail - Black Mallard
Butt - (R/H Fly only) GloBrite 7
Rib - Silver Oval, Copper Oval
Body - Hare Ice Black
Body Hackle - Pale Furnace
Hackle - Dark Furnace
Cloak - Natural Bronze Mallard / Sunburst Bronze Mallard
Cheeks - JC
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