I think use this hook if it is what you have. but leave more hook bend bare for fish mouths to not damage and start the tip and tag further forward. This will make the fly appear smaller while staying with same hook size and allowing for a further back hook gape for easier hook sets.
great tying though, nice wingsets and clean silk work. for dees, consider following a few patterns, I think a little dubbing in these already sparse patterns goes a long way.
Go to www.feathersfliesandphantoms.co.UK (I think that's the address, Google will pull it too) here you will find an entire ssite of dressings dedicated to flees from the river dee... Keep up the good work! I agree with zilliox, it's solid stuff your doing
Very neatly tied. The top dee with tinsel and purple hackle is particularly eye catching. I think the proportions are only slightly off because the shanks are so long on these hooks. If you where to dress the tag a bit shorter, shorten the tinsel body also so that your veiling extended slightly further back over the veiling, and matched that length with the forward section of the body - clip the remainder of the shank. That alone for the next one would balance the fly well. In my opinion the shanks are just too long.
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