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A trio of Catchers, and a W. Murdoch Balmoral.


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#1 Henry Denson

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Posted 10 July 2018 - 04:09 PM

Here are three Catchers I tied yesterday. I am really liking this pattern because of the sparkly translucence of the seals fur and cock hackles. The fly is tied on a vintage Gaelic Supreme 1/0. Although Murdoch says cream turkey with light tips, I used cream turkey with darker tips.
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This one is the lesser seen WM Murdoch balmoral. Attached File  FE466588-17C7-47D8-B0D0-9C61B7C16A6D.jpeg   214.36K   82 downloads
A top view to provide a better look at the cream colored wing.
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All are tied in hand with Gossamer silk.

#2 geraldsherbrook

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Posted 11 July 2018 - 11:23 AM

Dear HENRY,

 

Thanks for posting 'further' Your work ...

 

I gifted it allready with...each of Your flies bears THAT  'fishyness' in them...and that is a honest comment BY me !!!...

 

Wished that I could tie flies IN HAND...tried two/three times (two three flies in total - or I should forget a wet or two and a dry fly or two I tied IN HAND)...but I struggled and didn't found the courage yet to CONTINUE to give it a new try...

sooo MY HAT OFF TO YOU Henry !!!

 

Geert


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