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#1 Troutmaddave

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Posted 20 March 2017 - 11:37 PM

Hi folks.
Here is another from the blacker bible! I tied this one for fishing so not to fussy about all the tiny details and for a practice run. Faults; tail has a twist in it, both the toppings are a tad long and the married wing section came apart, but hey it's for the river. If the water ever drops I'll give it a go. Thanks Geert for the macaw body feathers and I've some more on order so I'll give it another go when they arrive

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Over all I'm happy with quite a tricky fly ( I think)
Comments welcome
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Dave

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Posted 21 March 2017 - 01:17 AM

Dave,

If the fish don't like it...just send it to me - LOL  Cool pattern, and I think Mr. Blacker would approve.

Cheers,

George


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#3 Ronn Lucas

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Posted 21 March 2017 - 01:41 AM

Very nice Dave!!


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#4 geraldsherbrook

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Posted 21 March 2017 - 07:01 AM

Dear DAVE,

 

A 'bright bright' SPRING fly !!!

 

and I feel YOU did well here...pstttttttttt I see clearly 'fine' work (tied with 'eye for detail')...but without loosing the contact that 'Blacker' flies of their 'time' spreaded lots of character tooooooooooooooo...

 

For me a yes YOU receive !!!

 

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#5 Dale A. Darling

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Posted 21 March 2017 - 07:18 PM

Hi Dave

Thanks for sharing this one.

Is yellow a good color there?

Hope you're well.
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#6 Troutmaddave

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Posted 21 March 2017 - 08:01 PM

Hell yeah!!