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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-26-2020, 09:58 AM Thread Starter
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First orange heron

I got my hands on half a whiting Spey cape in grey and figured it would be appropriate to start with an orange heron. I’ve been trying to learn a lot about tying Spey flies this winter and although far from perfect this fly is sort of an accomplishment and cool moment. Looking forward to fishing it 🙂 thank you spey pagers for your guidance and inspiration this tying season!
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-26-2020, 11:43 AM
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I'd fish it!

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I'd fish it!
Me too, right after pinching the barb
Just razzin', I pinch my barbs before tying because sometimes the barbs seem to find their way into my thumb or forefinger when I'm holding the hook as I tie.

Your fly is very nice and very fishable ... great work


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Nice job! Fish that baby!!

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don't forget to switch up your wrap directions with materials.
when everything is wrapped in the same direction you can get some corkscrew spinners...

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