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Some of you folks tie alot of flies. Way to many to comment on them all.

But wow this dragon fly got me. I can imagine a selection of blue,yellow and the green ones. Just awesome looking fly.

Always personally liked Dragon Flies even when i was a kid. Grew up in Dragon Fly country. Used to catch them in a liitle net then let them go after studying them some with magnifying glass.  Just a Beautiful tie Mr. SilverDoctor.

 

3 hours ago, SilverDoctor said:

Just playing around with a Dragon fly.

 

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'Pregnant' hot-spot scud. The reason I'm posting another scud is that this one popped out of my vise yesterday, and I searched for at least an hour! Found it wedged between my sling pack and a box, some 2m away!! :lol: Knapek Comp Scud hook, size 14.

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On 6/7/2020 at 1:09 AM, BowLurker said:

This is called a West Fork Nymph, but I think it could pass for a wet-style Stimulator. Fun one in size 10! :D

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Nice ties

What are you using for the abdomin on this one/

Thanks

BK 

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19 minutes ago, brunsie1 said:

Nice ties

What are you using for the abdomin on this one/

Thanks

BK 

Hi brunsie1,

I used two layers of Danville's yellow floss and a few wraps of 8lb Chameleon Maxima mono. I found that using some extra tension on the mono helps to sink it into the floss.

Cheers!

-M.

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28 minutes ago, brunsie1 said:

Thanks

I saw a picture of a stomach pump sample that had chironomids that color and couldn't match it. Tried damn near everything

but never thought of floss.

No problem.

One thing I did was colour the floss on the top with a yellow Sharpie, just to darken the yellow a bit. It ended up soaking through most of it. 

You can see the original floss peeking out right near the base of the tail.

Good luck!

-M.

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Gorgeous fly, SilverDoctor. C'mon, give us a Royal Wulff!

I tied the 'extended-abdomen' wobbly stone again, with a new type of olive chenille. It's on a Size 8 Knapek Comp jig hook. Not a lot of real-estate, but a surefire hookset!

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-M.

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