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Old 03-10-2011, 10:17 PM
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Default Char Fin; A Salmon Fly

I had two of these flies and one got sort of torn up in the past two seasons so I figured to make another. For you wing aficionado's out there I would love to see one of these with a really good wing. I'm going to do one more and will stick it along with this on to see if they get better or worse. This is a sharp looking fly for salmon fishing and one not everyone will be carrying.

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Hook: This is a Daiichi 2051
Tag: Flat silver foil
Body: Black marabou silk on rear 2/3 palmered with short black hackle and ribbed with silver oval
Body: Front is black spun fur, hackled with black marabou and ribbed with gold oval
Collar: Long natural teal flank
Beard / Throat: Three bunch's of hackle fibers, one black, one orange, one white
Wing: Married sections of goose in orange, black, with a white top edge
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Ard, that is one sharp-ass fly. whew.
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Ard: Another fantastic Salmon fly! Congrats on the great work!

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Default Re: Char Fin; A Salmon Fly

Gary & Larry,

Thanks guys I was looking through some boxes today and saw that there needed to be a couple more of these. The best part about living here is that something will hit that like it's done something wrong
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Another Beauty Ard...

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Default Re: Char Fin; A Salmon Fly

You know Dan, you're not getting any younger Now your into another year, just so I never catch up

Thanks buddy, like I said you always have something good to say.

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very nice!!!!!
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