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Old 01-30-2010, 10:41 AM
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Default What to tie?

Sitting here on a cold lazy Saturday thinking about what pattern to tie up today. Probably will find time to tie a dozen or two, just having trouble getting the tying juices flowing. I live in SE Idaho (Henry's, Madison, South Fork of the Snake, Teton, Silver Creek, Big Lost, etc.). Any ideas/suggestions?
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Old 01-30-2010, 11:43 AM
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How about a few each of the favorite nymphs: Hare's Ear; Pheasant Tail; Prince; Copper John? Then throw in a tiers choice like a Telico, etc.
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Jimmie may not be great at checkers but he is right. Often I start with something I know well and it moves on to something different. Just starting is the key, the rest is just evolution.
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Default Re: What to tie?

Just started with some peacock herl soft hackles and think I might do some elk hair caddis next.
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Those sound good. I was just sitting thinking about something like that while I am at work with my nine computer screens. I was thinking stripped peacock herl abdomen, full peacock herl thorax and then soft partrige hackle on a curved shank hook. Now you've talked me into it. Good tying!
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