The North American Fly Fishing Forum


Go Back   The North American Fly Fishing Forum > Fly Tyer's Round Table > Share Patterns

Share Patterns List your favorite and selfmade fly patterns. Share with other tyers. Learn how to tie various flies...

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 10-03-2008, 06:38 PM
dryfly purist's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 40
dryfly purist is on a distinguished road
Default Daddy long legs

Here is a version of a Daddy long legs i made a long while ago.

The same fly in two different pictures. Just having fun with photos.

Terje!
Attached Images
File Type: jpg Daddy long legs-1.jpg (92.1 KB, 30 views)
File Type: jpg Daddy long legs b-1.jpg (83.2 KB, 21 views)
Reply With Quote
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 10-05-2008, 11:00 PM
MrEsox's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: ND
Posts: 320
MrEsox is a jewel in the roughMrEsox is a jewel in the roughMrEsox is a jewel in the rough
Default Re: Daddy long legs

Nice looking fly...but to me it looks more like a wasp, masquito, or crain fly. A daddy long legs is a species of spider. They got a small round body with long legs coming out of it. Still great looking fly
__________________
<*))))>< Fish with teeth ... If I ty it a fish will hit it
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 10-06-2008, 07:46 AM
dryfly purist's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 40
dryfly purist is on a distinguished road
Default Re: Daddy long legs

Quote:
Originally Posted by MrEsox View Post
Nice looking fly...but to me it looks more like a wasp, masquito, or crain fly. A daddy long legs is a species of spider. They got a small round body with long legs coming out of it. Still great looking fly
Ok. Something like this then.....??

Terje!
Attached Images
File Type: jpg Daddy.jpg (53.4 KB, 16 views)
Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 10-06-2008, 06:26 PM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 165
plland is on a distinguished road
Default Re: Daddy long legs

Quote:
Originally Posted by MrEsox View Post
Nice looking fly...but to me it looks more like a wasp, masquito, or crain fly. A daddy long legs is a species of spider. They got a small round body with long legs coming out of it. Still great looking fly
In America, these are commonly called crane flies and the term daddy long legs is used to refer to a spider-like arachnid with long, slender legs. In Canada, the UK, Australia, and many other English-speaking nations, they're called daddy long legs. In any case, a crane fly/daddy long legs is a common name for any number of insects in the family Tipulidae (crane fly family).
__________________
The other flies, n., pl.
1. dry flies, nymphs, emergers, terrestrials, streamers, etc.
2. What I use when a black #10 woolly bugger isn't catching.
Reply With Quote
  #5 (permalink)  
Old 10-07-2008, 01:45 AM
MrEsox's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: ND
Posts: 320
MrEsox is a jewel in the roughMrEsox is a jewel in the roughMrEsox is a jewel in the rough
Default Re: Daddy long legs

Great looking fly...thing is we call daddies spiders. Yes we do. Actually around here most people think crane flies to be large types of skeeters. Not really. It is a very nice looking fly. And well since crans reproduce in areas that may end up as food for trout I'd use it...but then again I dont fish for trout much so.

plland I am inprest that you knew it was a tipulidae (the crane fly that is) not many people do.
__________________
<*))))>< Fish with teeth ... If I ty it a fish will hit it
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Winter Streamer Fly Swap Gallery jclampwork88 Fly Swap 1 04-15-2009 11:46 AM
Week 18 Fishing Report, Freshwater Report, Mountains Area, Lake Jocassee (The Beaufor Fish Bones The Daily Papers 0 05-11-2008 12:03 AM
Fishing with a fork can work for you (The Observer-Dispatch) Fish Bones The Daily Papers 0 05-10-2008 07:50 PM
Fishing report (Saint George Spectrum) Fish Bones The Daily Papers 0 05-10-2008 10:54 AM
Teaching others ??? tie one on General Discussion 8 12-15-2007 12:33 AM













All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:40 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
2005-2014 The North American Fly Fishing Forum. All rights reserved.