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  1. Default Green and Gold hairwing

    Got a lovely piece of picric-green Arctic fox in the mail today - thanks Taff! So here it is:

    Butt: silver lagartun oval medium
    Body: Gold holo tinsel
    Rib: Silver wire (small)
    Wing: arctic fox picric & green (thanks Taff), some golden crystal flash
    First hackle: golden pheasant body feather (gold), Front hackle: Bronze mallard dyed green (thanks Lawrence )
    Cheeks: Jungle cock flo yellow.

    Thanks for looking
    Last edited by la_jolla1; 04-16-2013 at 02:03 AM. Reason: inaccurate title

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    Default Re: Green and Gold spey

    This looks like a good salmon fly Hugh.



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  4. Default Re: Green and Gold Hairwing

    Thanks Ard - you are right, this is a hairwing and not a spey, hence the new title. Hopefully it works!!

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    Default Re: Green and Gold spey

    beautiful fly...I love the three spigs of flash you mixed in...t

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    Default Re: Green and Gold spey

    Hugh: Sweet looking fly, love the color combo, congrats!

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    Default Re: Green and Gold spey

    Looks good to me, Hugh! I bet a pattern like that would do well swung over on my side of the country too!
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    Working out a way to convince my university to allow me to hold my TA office hours on the nearby creek...

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    Default Re: Green and Gold spey

    Beautiful flycongrats.

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