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Old 08-13-2013, 09:14 PM
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In 1978 I lumped everything I read about and everything I knew would work for a Streamer and the best qualities of the flies I caught fish with and came up with this fly. The very first cast snagged a fish. I call it the "Family Hole Special". The fly has two loops of mono to tame the material from fouling. The pic of the fly is in a bowl underwater. The fly can be tied in many different ways.

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Old 08-13-2013, 11:14 PM
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Tied this...
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Based loosely on the Silver Hilton.

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Old 08-13-2013, 11:25 PM
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Rounding out the midge box for a trip to the Taylor River later this month.

Mercury Blood Midge
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Old 08-14-2013, 10:01 AM
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Midges for Fall, 2013...done...

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Old 08-14-2013, 11:47 PM
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Next up a mickey finn.
I think I'll do some more of these for the fall. Need some red bucktail though. Might be time to raid dad's supplies next time he's distracted with the grandkids.
I can't afford all this stuff.

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I tied up some pink beetles and buggers for the gals attending the Utah Casting for Recovery retreat, these will be used to pin in their CFR hats.

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Pink and shades close to pink, like cerise, have caught me a lot of fish. They did really good in dirty water. Still throw pink when I go fishing.
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Fooling around with a variation on Craven's Mysis Shrimp pattern tonight.

Although the beadchain eyes are larger than I had hoped, there is something appealing to me about them. Maybe an exaggerated "trigger" will be just what the doctor ordered... I'll let the fish decide of course.

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Oh, I like those.
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Houghton Lake Special

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