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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 04-25-2014, 03:27 PM Thread Starter
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Childers (Francis) 4/0

Tied on a Jock Scott Stout hook from Ronn Lucas.

I suppose the wing could be deeper. I actually had it deeper, but didnt like how it looked so took out some fibers, but this is a big hook, so hard to balance this fly without a topping, which i think would make it more even top to bottom.
Also no sides, cheeks etc on this fly, just a cheap and cheerful wing and under wing.

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Great fly Eunan,

lovely tail and body. looks like a hard worker. Wouldn't mind seeing the underwing a touch lower, but lovely dressing all the way around.
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Beautifully done, as always, Eunan!

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Very clean and sparse. Love it man. Well done.


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Very tight. Nice work man.

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I'm entertained. Two thumbs up!

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very entertaining...lol
love the wing, nice clean lines. it's hard to get the proportions just right on this size hook, but you pulled it off nicely.

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Eunan, that's the kind of fly I like to swing in the winter. The stout hook on a dryline gits her down and the fibers dance just right to convince me that a steelface would not think twice about hammering Ronn's beautiful hook. Wonderfully clean tying.

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Very clean, Eunan !

Love the hook


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I haven't seen this one posted to the Forum Eunan but I think you should put it on for the members. You are still showing improvement with everything you make, the sky's the limit for you it seems.

Beautiful fly tying,

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Nicely done Eunan



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