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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-24-2012, 02:57 AM Thread Starter
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-24-2012, 11:13 AM
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Hi Chief Jay

Well done Chief Jay.
Colors combination I like it but hackle too much my eyes.
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Yes, one of the keys to the Intruder concept is the appearance of bulk - without a whole bunch of material. That is the beauty of the original with its use of a few turns of split pheasant tail for the front and back hackles - the stiff fibres maintained a larger profile yet were actually quite sparse.

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I like those colors and materials. I would go with about half the amount of feathers though. It will have the same profile, but be much easier to cast. The beauty of intruders.
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Yeah this fly could be a refined a bit more, but I was bored so I messed around with some ideas. I definitely over did it with the amherst and guinea. I do like a little more ostrich on my intruders though, just personal preference.
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