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Hooks, Feathers, and Floss For Trout, that is!

There's already a few fly threads started in the Trout forum and I think we need our own tying section.

Posted this one in my usual haunt (HFF), but I thought my trout brothers would like it too!

Hope you all enjoy,

-Bill


 

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That looks pretty rad. Natural colors, and buggy with a hint of spey with the longer hackles? I might have to try this one soon. :)
Funny you should say that, as it started out as a "trout spey".

Those amazing tiers on that "other forum" got me into tying in hand and this was a little practice session. I was only wrapping some thread and the hackle, and was not too thrilled, so I pulled it all back and made a into a tail. Then it took off from there!

I will try my best to give you a pattern as I don't know what to call some of the feathers. All are from a full Ring-Necked Pheasant skin. (RP)

Hook- AJ sz. 7
Tail- RP rump
Rear body- dubbing of choice, with three turns of oval tinsel
Mid-hackle- I guess, it would be a RP flank? If you have a skin, it's the pretty bluish, purplish ones towards the outside.
Front body- dubbing of choice, again three turns of oval tinsel
Throat/collar- bear with me... on each side of the rump, a nice soft hackle, golden in color, with a brownish base.
Wing- ?? Further up the bird, on either side, the golden feathers with a touch of black at the tip. Tied in spoon style then fully fuzzed up and brushed out, along with the rest of the stuff.

Hope that helps!:hihi:

I can take some pic's to clarify if anyone needs them.

Thanks,

Bill
 

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Hook, feathers & floss

Hooks, Feathers, and Floss For Trout, that is!

There's already a few fly threads started in the Trout forum and I think we need our own tying section.
So not to step on anyone's toes but next you know someone is going to want a classified for trouters...albeit I've been an avid two hander for trout for quite some time and enjoy the new thread
 

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I agree, we do need a separate HFF section for trout. It would make it easier to distinguish patterns from the steelhead/salmon ones.
 

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Good lookin bug!

That would be sweet to get a trout swing tying section! I haven't tied much in the last several months due to being busy with work and family but would love to see more trout bugs for swinging! I enjoy them all from big ugly's to speys and D style scaled down and "bugged" up for trout.
 

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Funny you should say that, as it started out as a "trout spey".

Those amazing tiers on that "other forum" got me into tying in hand and this was a little practice session. I was only wrapping some thread and the hackle, and was not too thrilled, so I pulled it all back and made a into a tail. Then it took off from there!

I will try my best to give you a pattern as I don't know what to call some of the feathers. All are from a full Rink-Necked Pheasant skin. (RP)

Hook- AJ sz. 7
Tail- RP rump
Rear body- dubbing of choice, with three turns of oval tinsel
Mid-hackle- I guess, it would be a RP flank? If you have a skin, it's the pretty bluish, purplish ones towards the outside.
Front body- dubbing of choice, again three turns of oval tinsel
Throat/collar- bear with me... on each side of the rump, a nice soft hackle, golden in color, with a brownish base.
Wing- ?? Further up the bird, on either side, the golden feathers with a touch of black at the tip. Tied in spoon style then fully fuzzed up and brushed out, along with the rest of the stuff.

Hope that helps!:hihi:

I can take some pic's to clarify if anyone needs them.

Thanks,

Bill
Thats a solid pattern. I tie quite a bit with pheasant rump dyed in various colors. I tie up a conehead muddler and use PR for the hackle.
 

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Nice muddlers Heli!

Maybe we could get this thread put up as a sticky? This way anyone looking for tying ideas can go to one place!

Thanks again,

-Bill
 

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Same But Different...

Reversed the light and dark, but basically the same feathers used.

Thanks for looking,

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Funny you should say that, as it started out as a "trout spey".



Those amazing tiers on that "other forum" got me into tying in hand and this was a little practice session. I was only wrapping some thread and the hackle, and was not too thrilled, so I pulled it all back and made a into a tail. Then it took off from there!



I will try my best to give you a pattern as I don't know what to call some of the feathers. All are from a full Rink-Necked Pheasant skin. (RP)



Hook- AJ sz. 7

Tail- RP rump

Rear body- dubbing of choice, with three turns of oval tinsel

Mid-hackle- I guess, it would be a RP flank? If you have a skin, it's the pretty bluish, purplish ones towards the outside.

Front body- dubbing of choice, again three turns of oval tinsel

Throat/collar- bear with me... on each side of the rump, a nice soft hackle, golden in color, with a brownish base.

Wing- ?? Further up the bird, on either side, the golden feathers with a touch of black at the tip. Tied in spoon style then fully fuzzed up and brushed out, along with the rest of the stuff.



Hope that helps!:hihi:



I can take some pic's to clarify if anyone needs them.



Thanks,



Bill

Thanks bill. I have a full skin so i can search those feathers out. And a sticky for trout flies would be great.


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Thanks bill. I have a full skin so i can search those feathers out. And a sticky for trout flies would be great.


Ben

Oh no, you can't tie this one up until you show us a "little brownie"! ;)

You will find, as you maneuver through the Pheasant skin, there are so many feathers that will work on this pattern. What an underrated and incredible bird! Absolutely inspiring!!

Just start plucking and wrapping!

-Bill
 

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Hey Bill, is that mid-hackle palmered forward through the thorax region, or is it just in the middle? I'd fish that fly in confidence. In fact i'm going to tie a few up for my local water.
 
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