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Old 10-28-2013, 10:37 AM
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On request i tied an Adams in a size 8.
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a few Gartside Sparrows

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Tim, this is one of my absolute favorite "go to" flies. Thrilled to see it here, nice work!
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Oh i really like those.
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Orange Fish Hawk variation with floss keeper

I used Greenwell hen for the hackle, instead of badger hen.

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This is a Royal Coachman wet fly. It uses hen feather for the wing. I made these up for the trout, and bass mostly. This is a fishing fly here, by no means perfect. I also used saddle hackle for the tail, and throat. I didn't have the right hen hackle color, so I substituted, as I often have to do.
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Very nice Kelly

I've made a handful of these to add to a box, don't know if they'll get used yet this fall but it is sometimes strange what the fish will take. The white - orange - red are all suggestive of flesh but they are to primarily attractor flies loosely based on the Max Canyon.

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Cute fly, Ard !

Perhaps I'll start to post pictures, from the collection of flies that I sent to my brother in Siberia for try on grayling and lenok...
interesting, the light from the lamp attract beetle

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Argail, that's great that the beetle jumped on the back of the fly there! And Ard, I like those flies you've tied, the color scheme reminds me a bit of the Skykomish Sunrise pattern as well (except the black in the throat).

Here's a few that I threw together for a swap. I'm sure something similar exist in the fly tying world, but I was just aiming for movement and attractive to fish. I hope the result follows in line with the theory! Click the image to open in full size.
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heavy artillery... oh stuffed fly)

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heavy artillery... oh stuffed fly)

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That's like a soft-hackled hares ear on steroids! I like it!
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