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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 09-16-2019, 11:00 PM Thread Starter
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First Green Highlander

After a very busy summer of buying a house and remodeling, I haven't had much time to tie for myself. I finally got a break this week to sit down and really work on putting together a proper full dress fly, my first real attempt at it. Challenging to say the least, but I learned a ton and ended up with a fly I'll be glad to swing in front of some steelhead this fall.



Any constructive criticism or tips would be greatly appreciated!

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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 09-17-2019, 12:15 AM
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Nice job! Looks great
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I hope the fish like it as much as I do......
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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old 09-17-2019, 05:52 AM
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tip: tie some more.

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Pinch that barb before fishing it ...


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Have you Swung a Spey Fly today ??
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A good start on the Classic journey with your first attempt. Be prepared to call a therapist shortly, as this can be addictive.

Keep up the good tying and send more pictures of your progress.

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That was not a bad cast. I was just casting to the nearby fish.
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Nice work!
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Bring the swing.
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