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Another color I tried on the pattern posted by "Davidstrout"
Hook: A.J. #1.5
Tag: flat copper tinsel
Tail: Lady Amherst crest feather
Body: pearl mylar over white thread
Rib: copper sparkle braid twisted
Throax: fiery brown Angora goat dubbing
Hackle: brown heron
Collar: orange mallard flank
Wing: brown pheasant rump tented
 

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That has POP !!
You can't go wrong with this style of fly , it has flow and a great profile ... got to love the tented GP rump !!
This will find a mid-swing taker ... nice work !!


Mike
 

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I really dig this one! Very eye (and fish!) catching.

Where did you score the heron hackle?
 

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Thanks Mike & Aldo! I'm still searching my tying desk for scraps of heron :chuckle: But I have an order of "legal" heron coming from CTFC that should arrive any day.
 

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The wing marrying into the heron is superb! And that copper/rusty shoulder is killer!

I gotta get off this keyboard and get to tying!!!
 

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I really don't know how this post got dredged up from the bowels of 2015 but Im glad it did. That is one nice tie.
 
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