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Fly Tying- Slaney's ShuttleCock Caddis

created by Paul Slaney, tied by Hans Weilenmann

“The Shuttlecock Caddis is an effective variation on the standard Shuttlecock design. This Caddis Emerger is fished either in tandem with a sub-surface pattern, such as the Backstop Caddis, or by itself during a caddis hatch – generally to devastating effect.” 152 more words

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Fly Tying- Tim's Double T

by Tim Flagler via MidCurrent

here’s a nifty wee bug sure to unsettle more than a few for more than a few reasons.
firstly, it looks like a dry fly but it isn’t, it’s a wet. 431 more words

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a Strung-Out and Wired Olive Spider

ok, there’s nothing strung-out about this spider pattern but i just like the way it sounds…

on to today’s nifty bug tutorial by Hans Weilenmann… 287 more words

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you Dumb Bunny !!!

what’s better than a bunny streamer ?  a Dumb Bunny streamer !

besides being a bit different, what makes the DB maybe better than most ? 214 more words

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Fly Tying- Deviating Charlie's Nuke Egg

some people like egg patterns and some people don’t but what i’m seeing in Charlie Craven’s great step-by-step tutorial is a tying technique that’ll be of interest to any fly fisher. 190 more words

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Fly Tying- The Angler's Curse

personally and generally speaking, i think that trying to match a hatch is about as much of a pain in the a** curse as i can stand and that’s why non-specific generalist patterns always get my preference but… 286 more words

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Fly Tying- Building a better Boobie

by Philip Rowley

Boobie flies, lovem’ or hatem’. personally, i’m somewhere in between but loving them or not isn’t really the point of today’s post but one of cleverly thought-out fly design and technique(s). 516 more words

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