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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-12-2009, 06:45 PM Thread Starter
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Hope you guys are not getting sick of my posting. Almost through all the basic patterns I will be taking with me this spring up to the skeena. I like this fly as the somber brother to the sol duc glasso fly.

A Steve Gobin fly and one of my favorite bronze mallard wing patterns.

Tag: silver tinsel
body: rear 1/4 hot orange silk (I think Steve uses more of a straight orange color), remainder red seal dubbing. Ribbed with flat silver tinsel followed by small oval tinsel.
hackle: yellow schlappen (started at second turn on this fly)
throat: black dyed pheasant rump
wing: bronze mallard
thread: red

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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-12-2009, 06:48 PM
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[QUOTE=sean;227971]Hope you guys are not getting sick of my posting. QUOTE]

F No!! Rock out and do your thing...your making us all think........and jealous
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Sean, JUST LOVE IT, keep them coming PLEASE.

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i like that a lot. I enjoyed your post about the sol duc and added some to my winter box. Think ill do the same with this one. Please keep the photos comming. Its always cool to see whats in someone else's box. Thanks for sharing! Cheers,Chris
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NICE,nice was just looking at Steve Gobin flies in Kent Helvie's book.... that fly has serious mojo all over it.
Thanks for posting.
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The black PR throat knocks it out of the park.

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