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  1. A couple Dalai (dolly) lamas (Llama) I don’t know which spelling is correct. I’ve seen both. hook - gamakatsu b10s #4 (back hook) Body - olive and white rabbit zonker conehead - large black/nickel pearl lateral flash
  2. thanks, come on warmer weather!!
  3. Trying out craft fur have see what it looks like in the water
  4. Franke Shiner recipe from tight line video site (Tim Flagler) slight variation from this as I didn’t have any light olive buck tail. I used natural instead. hook - mustad streamer limerick 3xh/7xl size 4 body - utc large opal mirAge tinsel over uni stretch belly - white buck tail throat - kingfisher blue saddle hackle back - natural buck tail / olive Krystal flash /olive buck tail thread - olive 6/0 uni thread head - coat of sally hansen / painted eyes / another coat of sally Hansen
  5. Thanks. They are great socks. Santa brought me a few pairs.
  6. Mayer’s mini leech (variant?) pretty sure hook - fire hole 609 #12 body wrap - utc brown Holo tinsel med. pine squirrel zonker brown black ostrich plumule thread - uni 8/0 black anyone have a source for ostrich with longer barbules?
  7. Clouser minnow hook - gamakatsu sc15 1/0 Small lead eye Thread- white uni thread 6/0 underside/belly - white buck tail back - dark olive buck tail flash - olive Krystal flash finish - sally Hansen
  8. Stu, Are you blind fishing with a very slow retrieve dragging bottom? Show us a couple of the better catfish flies. looks like fun, thanks for sharing john
  9. A batch of bead head woolly buggers waiting for spring. all size 4. Mustad r73-9671 2xh/3xl
  10. Carp crawlers- gonna try this pattern on smallmouth and maybe a carp or two if I’m lucky. from fly fish food site Hook - gamakatsu sl45 bonefish black size 4 sili legs Squirrel dubbing black bead chain eyes Gonna tie a couple in about 4 different colors of squirrel and maybe dub a few with ice dub and see what they look like
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