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Old 03-18-2010, 02:57 PM
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Went to the Midwest Fly Show this past weekend and spotted a friend and very good Muskegon River guide tying these patterns, they are a great fly for this time of year. I made note of the materials and here's what I came up with...Going to hit a couple of Ohio streams tomorrow and give them a try...

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Tail and wing: Pearl Polar Flash
Body: Lt Yellow UV Ice Dub
Egg Sac: Shrimp Pink Ice Dub & Bright Orange Edge Brite
Eyes: Plastic Bead Chain

On some I dubbed some white UV Ice Dub to wrap over the eyes and make the head.

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Interesting tying Dan....hope to see the pics of the big guys you're going to catch with these flies...
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They look great! Sort of a fry or an egg going on there. Nice pattern!
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Definitely some buggy looking flies... hope to see some pics of the fish that these guys land.

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They're imitations of the fry that come up out of the gravel from last falls spawn. I'm hoping they will work for me...

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Great looking fly. Thanks for the recipe. Be tying some of those and showing them at a club tie.
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Dan, great creations, this could be and on my river to try and what I do.
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Dan they look great never thought of doing fry that young before

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Default Re: Sac Fry

Went fishing on one of our fine Steelhead Alley streams today and had a great day... This pretty little Steelie came on one of the Sac Fry...

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