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#1 SBPatt

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Posted 13 October 2018 - 05:45 PM

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Hamill's Killer with a different cloak. Non-tox underbody optional.

hook - Mustad 79580 #6
thread - Danville 6/0 black
tail - Australian possum tail black/golden pheasant tippets
body - chenille yellow
wing - woodduck flank dyed olive (1tbsp Rit Golden Yellow, 1tsp Rit Dark Green, 1 cup water)
collar - aftershaft black

Regards,
Scott

#2 feathers5

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Posted 14 October 2018 - 11:56 AM

Very nice. Is that a bass fly? Trout fly? salmon fly?



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Posted 14 October 2018 - 12:14 PM

I used it here

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For this

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Would probably work for bass, too; don't know about salmon.

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Scott

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Posted 14 October 2018 - 05:46 PM

Dear SCOTT,

 

Wonderful pattern !!! and extremely BEAUTYFUL tied !!!...LOVE IT !!!

 

A firm thanks for sharing it (even I still have heared about this pattern)....aswell the realy 'nice' action photo's toooooooooo

 

Geert


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Posted 20 October 2018 - 12:40 PM

Pretty photo of the the trout, Scott, and great tie.



#6 feathers5

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Posted 20 October 2018 - 12:44 PM

IMG_1245.jpg

IMG_1261.jpg

IMG_1277.jpg

Hamill's Killer with a different cloak. Non-tox underbody optional.

hook - Mustad 79580 #6
thread - Danville 6/0 black
tail - Australian possum tail black/golden pheasant tippets
body - chenille yellow
wing - woodduck flank dyed olive (1tbsp Rit Golden Yellow, 1tsp Rit Dark Green, 1 cup water)
collar - aftershaft black

Regards,
Scott

Hi Scott have you ever fished it as a streamer for trout in rivers and creeks?



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Posted 21 October 2018 - 12:16 PM

Hi Scott have you ever fished it as a streamer for trout in rivers and creeks?
I have not; this was a one-off and I lost it in the rocks not too long after I caught the fish pictured. I imagine it would work in moving water, too.

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Scott