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  1. #1
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    Default Experimenting at the vise.....

    Trying out some different materials and different patterns. A few hairwings and feather wings.
    Weenish?

    Muskreen

    Cosseboom Redux

    Blood Back Skrat

    Muskrat P

    Silver Dr. Hairwing


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    And a few more.....
    Bloody Mouse

    And lastley an attempt at Turkey Biot for a wing
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    Default Re: Experimenting at the vise.....

    Nice looking flies Bill....

    Dan

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    Default Re: Experimenting at the vise.....

    All are looking very good from here WT,

    One of these days I'm gonna tie some flies

    Ard

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    Default Re: Experimenting at the vise.....

    Nice looking bunch of flies. Now if the rivers ever thaw out here you'll able to fish them.
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    Default Re: Experimenting at the vise.....

    Hi wt bash,

    That is some very good tying. Nice heads. What is the wing material in your first fly?

    Frank

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    Default Re: Experimenting at the vise.....

    I'm guessing it would be the rump? of an Amherst skin. I spooned three really greenish tinted feathers and topped it with a short blueish tip. The hackle came from under the wing on the body, the arm pit?
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    Default Re: Experimenting at the vise.....

    beautiful patterns
    beautiful work

    i am especially interested in the Blood Back Skrat

    i have some Whitetail Deer ears, the ear hair is quite different from the body or tail

    i think i can do it.

    all good

    buzz

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