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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 04-08-2020, 07:05 PM Thread Starter
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day 28 freestyle feather wing

Hi all, had no idea where this was going from the start, still didn't know when i finished, but there she is, bummed i didn't see that the oval rib slipped, probably when i re-wrapped the heron, oh well, over all pleased and should fish, hope you are all well, Cameron
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post #2 of 9 (permalink) Old 04-08-2020, 07:45 PM
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Very stylish. Looking good. The purple and yellow has worked really well for me the past few years. Well played.

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Super nice tie Cameron!
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post #4 of 9 (permalink) Old 04-09-2020, 07:06 AM
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Really nice tying Cameron
I like the colours choices, I see purple/claret in the body and wing ... deadly combination
This one will hunt, no doubts at all.


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thanks guys, Yeah Mike, the body is black floss, claret seal and a shoulder of scarlet seal and a claret hackle tip underwing, cameron
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Sweet fly Cameron...love it when tyers create their own.
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I think it's a beautiful piece of fly tying.

I'm not deterred by the tinsel, prior to the internet and macro lenses I thought I was a good tier. Now it is very hard for us, you, me, most of us to tie anything that when we view the finished super crisp close up shot under bright lighting we always find something.

Heck, take a look at some of the old fly tying guide books from the 1950's - 1980 vintage, they were all we had back in the day so we tied like those "color plates" illustrated to us. Many of the tiers who originated some of our most famous patterns wouldn't make the perfection cut today.

It's beautiful.
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Oh - that's a real looker Cameron. I keep coming back too.

And it will fish just fine Im sure.
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bwodun, I believe you may have accidentally created a classic. I like everything about this fly, from the claret underwing to the dab of red at the throat, to the overall color scheme. Oh yeah, that'll hunt.
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