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#1 bags6lax


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Posted 24 July 2018 - 07:43 PM

Been eyeing this one for a bit now, and opted to tie it last night. 


Made a slight change in using a grayish blue fur and hackle, compared to the original in the book.  Thought it would look nice (always loved the combo of blue and golden olive).


Head is actually "salmonberry" pearsalls (waxed with cobblers), and dark orange shellac.  Came out that rich orange/tan color...just liked the look of it so I left it as is.  


I believe this is a #3 Blue Heron hook...but its possible its one size below that.  


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#2 geraldsherbrook


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Posted 24 July 2018 - 07:56 PM



This fly is.... it seems 'ready' to GO to 'HEAVEN' allready !!! ...10   9   8   7  6  5  4  3  2  1 ...and launching is done...I don't see her anymore...she must be allready tooo  far in the 'air' allready hahahahahahahaha


Fantastic lines on this 'Blue Heron' hook !



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#3 jgogg


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Posted 25 July 2018 - 12:33 PM

Sweet work!  I'm guessing you prefer the look of the tattered jungle?

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#4 bags6lax


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Posted 25 July 2018 - 09:54 PM

Thanks guys!

I tend to like JC with a little character...not always but some patterns it seems to work.