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Old 03-21-2013, 07:44 AM
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Default Wild Irishman redo

Did some things different
1. smaller hook at 2/0 rather than 3/0
2. skinnier body
3. Narrower tinsels for ribs
4. longer body hackle, which shows up better now
5. Tippet in strands for the under wing.
6. different wing construction - more modern style, to show banskian sub
7. pintail sides rather than teal
8. smaller roof
9. lower wing setting.

This is the new one.
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Pre roof, sides, topping etc
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the fly from last week.
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Well they're both magnificent pieces of art and tied beautifully.
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