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Old 11-22-2013, 05:10 PM
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o i just drop flies that i tied on the picture from the Orvis Flytying and zoom in so to compare my fly vs the one in the book

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I would have never guessed ....very creative!
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Old 11-23-2013, 12:22 PM
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Ausable Wulff, the Brookies love them

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My first try at a 20 size, Blue Wing Olive:
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Old 11-24-2013, 06:14 AM
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Rainbow Special

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hook: streamer
thread: white underbody; black head
tail: golden pheasant crest
rib: oval silver tinsel
body: yellow floss
wing: yellow, red, green and brown buck tail mixed
throat: dun hen feather fibers
head: black
eyes: white with black pupil

reference: forgotten flies
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Hey guys. Im fairly new to posting on this site. Its helped me become a better fly tyer and fisherman. Lately I've stepped my tying up a notch an tied several copper johns. Ive mastered the wooly bugger, girdle bug, double bunny, san juan, plus all the larva stage nymphs.

I was going to post a photo or two of my copper johns but I dont have a photo host account set up yet. I do have a bunch of pics of my flies along with the copper johns on my fly fishing site, the link is in my signature.

My next flies on my list to master are the lightning bug, pheasant tail, elk hair caddis, and adams dry

edit: Id really like to post photos directly to this site. Do I NEED a photobucket account or is there another way I can upload from my computer? edit: NVM I found the answer on this site. I will post some of my recent flies.

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I call this my PD bunny. Caught a lot of big browns on it. Its double weighted number 6 mouse hook. Wrapped with bunny and squirrel fur
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I know this doesnt look pretty but its my "hemroidial mouse", maybe youve heard of it?
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My sparkle flash copper john
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I know its not perfect
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One of my double bunnies
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Copper john with feathers from a grouse that I shot this year
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Old 11-25-2013, 06:03 AM
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learning2fly

while your version of copper john certainly will catch fish, heres the correct method of tying them by charlie craven

http://www.charliesflyboxinc.com/fly...fm?parentID=17
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wow thanks flytire, I knew i wasnt doing it 100% correct. There are so many tutorials out there. I like the way the link shows a lot more. gives a smoother look. Like I said I just started tying these so theyre gonna look like frankenstein for a little while
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EVERYBODY'S first flies always look a little freaky. nothing wrong with that.
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Here are two stonefly nyphm variations I created over the weekend. Im having so much fun tying its insane!

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BEHOLD!!!

The latest rendition of the Moopy Zoo Lion.

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T&E occurs this weekend, then adjusting afterwards or not adjusting...
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