07-03-2011, 12:24 PM
Re: Tom's Rubber Leg Gold Nugget Stone Fly
Tom, overall it doesn't look bad.
JP is right, we will just nibble at the edges. Legs long etc.....
Check with the fish first chance.
I might go with two goose biots in drk brown for the tails.
Maybe darken the back with a brown/black pen.
Stones that do a cold long winter, are very dark to absorb heat.
When we looked at them, they had some light bands for segmentation on abdomen.
Yellow D rib?
Maybe also tye some without weight for slow water/soft takes.
They really don't weigh much in hand.
Some folks bend the shank a little, for an agonistic arch.
Ultimately, it's not catching fish that satisfies, but knowing how.