The Fly Tying Thread

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Re: The Fly Tying Thread

Post by durangopipe » Sat Oct 13, 2018 4:49 pm

Here’s one of my favorite steelhead flies, the Claret Guinea on sale for 90 cents:

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http://www.flydealflies.com/flies/claret_guinea.html

The hook (TMC 7999) would cost you around 75 cents!
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Re: The Fly Tying Thread

Post by Gabriel » Sat Oct 13, 2018 5:31 pm

Yeah, those were all thoughts that went through my head at first. Anything I sold locally would probably be for display, unfortunately, so online selling would be my only real option. Just throwing stuff at the wall here.
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Re: The Fly Tying Thread

Post by Gabriel » Sat Oct 13, 2018 5:35 pm

On another subject, I revisited my pheasant conundrum from the previous page and came up with this:

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Execution needs some work, but I like the design. Baitfish type patterns are always useful around here.
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Re: The Fly Tying Thread

Post by durangopipe » Sat Oct 13, 2018 5:44 pm

Gabriel wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 5:35 pm
On another subject, I revisited my pheasant conundrum from the previous page and came up with this:

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Execution needs some work, but I like the design. Baitfish type patterns are always useful around here.
I like it.
A pheasant skin is an endless source of inspiration, isn’t it!
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Re: The Fly Tying Thread

Post by Gabriel » Sat Oct 13, 2018 10:05 pm

A better example.

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I am loving the challenges presented by having the whole skin. Hope to get some more next month. :)
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Re: The Fly Tying Thread

Post by JimVH » Sat Oct 13, 2018 10:06 pm

Gabriel wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 10:05 pm
A better example.

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I am loving the challenges presented by having the whole skin. Hope to get some more next month. :)
Beautiful.

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Re: The Fly Tying Thread

Post by durangopipe » Sat Oct 13, 2018 10:09 pm

Gabriel wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 10:05 pm
A better example.

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I am loving the challenges presented by having the whole skin. Hope to get some more next month. :)

Very nice.
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The most improper job of any man, even saints, is bossing other men. Not one in a million is fit for it, and least of all those who seek the opportunity.. J.R.R. Tolkien

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