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#1 Flynewbrunswick

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Posted 19 March 2018 - 01:04 PM

Good day folks!

Found this flee in the Farlow's book( based on Francis's description). Built it as a built wing. Tried to dye the hackles a deep forrest green. But was lighter then I would of liked.




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#2 Ronn Lucas

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Posted 19 March 2018 - 03:35 PM

Fantastic and I like the green too Chris!!!


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Posted 19 March 2018 - 06:58 PM

I like this one Chris...and agree with Ronn on the color. I hope you don't mind, but I played with the photo a bit and here is what I came up with.

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#4 Flynewbrunswick

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Posted 19 March 2018 - 11:29 PM

Thanks Ronn and George

George I like what you came up with. A lot lighter composition, gloomy days here recently so hard to get a decent photo. 


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Posted 08 June 2018 - 06:44 PM

Great fly. I suppose this is the only Highlander that doesn't burn out your eyeballs :P

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Posted 08 June 2018 - 09:14 PM

Really like what you've done with the teal in the wing and that green is MUCH more appealing that the typical green highlander green.

This colour actually looks like it belongs in the water!

 

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#7 Flynewbrunswick

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Posted 08 June 2018 - 09:18 PM

Haha!. Thanks Rob, 
The Kelson version aswell if the green strip is to a minimal. The jay throat on this highlander is was caught my attention. 

I believe most highlanders I see have to much colour. :P

Az-  thanks man!. I wish I could of got a better effect dying this hackle. It seemed to turn the hackle opaque.



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Posted 08 June 2018 - 09:40 PM

Youre right about that, buddy. Too much colour, all of them. LOL!!!

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