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#1 Troutmaddave

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Posted 19 July 2017 - 07:04 PM

Hi guys,
My first fly posted on this section, pretty happy with it. Started out a fishing fly, turned into a bit of fun,,
Hope you like it

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#2 Tidal

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Posted 19 July 2017 - 07:21 PM

I like it. Especially this time of year.

#3 Dale A. Darling

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Posted 19 July 2017 - 07:56 PM

Agreed. Except I've never tied or fished one. Did it work?

Looks like one Teddy would fish. Not that's justification to do so. Haha.
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#4 arkle

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Posted 20 July 2017 - 09:54 AM

Look's like it'll float like a lifejacket Dave & pretty much all "Daddy" patterns work well.  There's a simple-ish "damp" version that's always worth a space or three in any box, l.s. 10/12 (Kamasan B800 or similar) natural raffia body with a fine oval rib wound in opposing direction, & a g.p. tippet hackle about the same or slightly longer than the shank, fished as a point fly on an 8lbs co-polymer leader, as they can hit this one hard !



#5 Classic Salmon Fly Tyer

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Posted 24 July 2017 - 04:09 PM

We call that a crane fly in my neck of the woods. Love the fly and I just know that thing would work...WELL!!!


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#6 ted patlen

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Posted 27 July 2017 - 06:27 PM

like it alot dave...reminds me of some loch flies used in the Isles...it'll def work   yeah dale i gotta tie a few for when the ponds cool off



#7 Ronn Lucas

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Posted 22 August 2017 - 02:06 AM

Late to this party but i agree with the above! 


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