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Old 01-09-2013, 04:25 PM
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Default Re: What have you been tying today?

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Here's a few scud-like patterns, a couple are double beaded to get'em low.

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Those will put you on the fish Mr. Bash! Nicely done! Is that the Lite Rainbow dubbing?
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Old 01-09-2013, 05:45 PM
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Thanks man! No not rainbow but a blend of UV olive and UV brown, ribbed with green silk over a slip cut from a baggie. I think I might be able to sneak out after the rains come this way and want to have some stuff to get deep and slow with. I don't fish nymphs much but part of my New Years resolution was to add the shot and bounce the bottom. I have to face it, sometimes they don't rise, sometimes they don't want to chase their food and sometimes I have to feed them what they want.
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Just a couple I've been working on

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Old 01-10-2013, 11:20 AM
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Some claret & blue for our brownies.










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Claret & Blue Crippler

Hook - #12 B170
Thread - Uni-Thread 8/0 Red
Tail - Claret Bronze Mallard
Rib - Gold Oval
Body - Claret Seal's Fur
Body Hackle - Purple Grizzle
Shoulder Hackle - Blue Guinea Fowl
Head Hackle - Black Grizzle




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Claret & Blue Dabbler


Hook - #12 B170
Thread - Uni-Thread 8/0 Red
Tail - Claret Bronze Mallard
Rib - Gold Oval
Body - Claret Seal's Fur
Body Hackle - Purple Grizzle
Shoulder Hackle - Blue Guinea Fowl
Head Hackle - Purple Grizzle
Wing - Claret Bronze Mallard
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Looks like a fun and interesting tie - I will try a few cripplers and see

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Olive and partridge soft hackle variant. Kreinik silk floss for the body and india hen neck for the hackle.

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CDC and Elk.

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LGM (Little Green Machine) DNA Wilox/Variant Daiichi 1130, #14 #20


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Default Re: What have you been tying today?

Hello Fly-Fishing-Fans,

The last two weeks I was too busy to look into the forum and I see that you were tying a lot of beautiful flies. Today I was also found some time to tie some nymphs and here I want to show you the procedure. Often new members ask for some material for beginners, so I chose two nymphs, which are really good for trouts and graylings and which need really not much material.

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You just need a hare mask, a black thread (with bobbin), copper wire, lead wire, clear varnish, epoxy (with UV-lamp), a pheasant feather, a partridge feather, scissors and a whip finisher.

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First fix the thread on the hook (here size 12).

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Fix some fibers (aprox. 4-5) of the pheasant feather.

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Fix the copper wire and tie the lead wire around the hook.

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Then fix the lead wire with the thread and add some clear varnish to make the nymph more resistant. Here I use often a tooth pick, which makes it very easy.

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Then pluck some hair out of the light part of the hare mask and put it on the thread.

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Then tie the thread around the hook and fix the partridge feather. After that fix some dark hare hairs at the thread. Use tha hairs between the hares ears, which are longer and which play very well in the water.

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Tie the thread forward and tie the copper wire to the thread and fix and cut it.

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Flex the partridge feather to the front, fix it and do the final knot. Then add some epoxy on the partridge feather and the head.

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Harden the expoxy with the UV-lamp and add some clear varnish on the underside.

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Old 01-12-2013, 01:42 PM
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Nice Thorsten! Very buggy! Here's a few caddis soft hackles on a TMC 2488H #12.

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Hello Fly Fishing Friends,

Here is another nymph which need even less material and which is really easy to tie for beginners.

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You just need a black thread (with bobbin), clear varnish or expoy (with UV-lamp), some tinsel, a whip finisher, a hook (here size 18) and a scissors.

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Fix the thread on the hook and cut the end around 4mm behind the hook (it will be the tail).

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Tie the thread around the hook a little bit conical to the front to form/imitate the shape of the nymph and fix the tinsel.

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Curve the tinsel to the front, fix and cut it. After that add and fix everything with the clear varnish or the epoxy (harden it with the UV-lamp).

This nymph ist really easy to tie, need no expensive material and will catch grayling or trouts - GUARANTEED
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