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Old 10-11-2010, 02:29 PM
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Post Craven's Purple Jujubaetis...

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CRAVEN’S PURPLE JUJUBAETIS

HOOK: TMC 2488, # 16 – # 22

THREAD: (Abdomen)- 74 Denier White…I used Gordon Griffith 14/0 Sheer, White

THREAD: Gordon Griffith’s 14/0 Sheer, Black

TAIL: Mottled Brown India Hen neck fibers

ABDOMEN: Two strands purple and one strand Blue Super Hair, over tapered White thread underbody

WING CASE/ LEGS: Brown Fluro Fiber or similar synthetic

FLASHBACK: Medium Opal Mirage Tinsel

THORAX: Black thread

COATING: Five minute epoxy (optional)

* Note: I tie this pattern using Black Holo Tinsel for the Flashback and also with Black Midge, Krystal Flash for the Flashback and legs…

For HERE:

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With THIS:

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On a GREEN stick...

And, these two guys...

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Angelo the Dog and my son Michael on the Lower Owens River, Bishop, CA...


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Default Re: Craven's Purple Jujubaetis...

PT: Nice looking variation to the Craven JuJuBee!

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Default Re: Craven's Purple Jujubaetis...

Yeah, nice looking flies. I'd be interested to know how you do with them. In my travels this summer purple was quite the rage in Oregon.
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Yeah, nice looking flies. I'd be interested to know how you do with them. In my travels this summer purple was quite the rage in Oregon.
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