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Mason’s Mighty Mayfly (variation)

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Original has a poly downwing but I prefer the upright position for better visibility. Tied here as a washed out Adams; change color/size to suit your needs.

hook - WFC Model 3 #12
thread - Uni 8/0 tan
shuck - Congo Hair shiner tan
tail - grizzly
body - biot tan
pfd - 2mm foam tan
wing - Congo Hair white
hackle - grizzly/light ginger

Regards,
Scott

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48 minutes ago, SBPatt said:

Mason’s Mighty Mayfly (variation)

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Original has a poly downwing but I prefer the upright position for better visibility. Tied here as a washed out Adams; change color/size to suit your needs.

hook - WFC Model 3 #12
thread - Uni 8/0 tan
shuck - Congo Hair shiner tan
tail - grizzly
body - biot tan
pfd - 2mm foam tan
wing - Congo Hair white
hackle - grizzly/light ginger

Regards,
Scott

very handsome tie Scott! kicking it off with a bang. I'm working on an Alaskan Rainbow/Silver Salmon (Coho) that I'll post when finished in a couple of days. 

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Michael T's Percolator

Michael T Williams Originator

Hook - TFS 2312 or equivalent

Thread - Orange

Tail - Moose body hair

Ribbing - Copper wire

Body - Peacock herl

Rear hackle - Brown

Wing - Moose body hair

Front hackle - Grizzly

Thorax - Tying thread

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Silver Fox Soft Hackle

Hook - Any brand jig style

Weight - Mini/micro lead dumbbell eyes

Thread - Black

Tail - Partridge hackle fibers

Ribbing - Copper wire

Body - Silver ice dubbing or equivalent

Hackle - Partridge

Thorax - Peacock ice dubbing

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Hex Trude - First tied by Jeff Bonnin in 1987.  Jeff was the owner of Steelhead Connection Custom Flies in North Muskegon, MI.  It's a tough and easy to tie pattern designed for the Hexagenia hatch.

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Hook - Mustad 9671 or 9672, 6

Thread - tan monochord

Tail - 6-10 lighter moose mane fibers

Body - pale yellow or yellow poly yarn, split lengthwise

Wing - white calf tail, tied trude

Hackle - brown and grizzly, mixed

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East Slope Muddler
 

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Main ingredients were harvested there and that’s where I’ll fish it, primarily.

hook - WFC Model 3 #10
thread - Uni 6/0 tan 
tail - sharptail marabou 
1st rib - medium tinsel opal 
2nd rib - small wire silver
body - Ice Dub hare’s ear 
body hackle - ginger
shoulder - sharptail
collar/head - pronghorn
 
Regards,
Scott

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It’s just about that time of the year……shad fry. Don’t want to be caught without some 3” white baitfish that aren’t clousers.  

Hook - Size 8 TMC 8089

Thread - 6/0 black, rusty brown, olive, flo green

Body - EZ body braid. Size small and some with medium to add a little girth

Top - white zonker strip

Flash - various colors Krystal flash

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Hare and Copper

Hook - Mustad 3906 or equivalent

Thread - Brown

Tail - Pheasant tail fibers

Ribbing - Copper wire

Body/thorax - Hares ear dubbing

Fish Flies: The Encyclopedia of the Fly Tier's Art - Terry Hellekson

Something simple and quick to tie

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12 hours ago, Poopdeck said:

shad fry. Don’t want to be caught without some 3” white baitfish that aren’t clousers.  

Why is that, because of the fly's profile?

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Matuka

Generic Recipe

Hook – Mustad 9671, 9672 or equivalent, size 2-12

Weighing (optional) -Lead free wire

Thread - Black

Body - Dubbing or uni yarn

Ribbing – Oval tinsel, silver or gold

Wing - One or two pairs of hen or rooster feathers

Collar - Rooster feather

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Hexagenia Limbata - This pattern was first tied at the Backcast Fly Shop in Benzonia, MI in the late '70's/early '80's.  Unfortunately, the shop owner could not remember the exact date the fly was designed or the shop's tyer that developed this pattern.

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Hook - Mustad 94831, 4-8

Thread - black or brown

Tail - medium clump of moose mane

Rib - tying thread, crisscrossed

Body - golden deer hair under natural deer hair, tied parallel to the shank and extended about 1/3rd the tail length and flared at the tail

Wing - white calf tail, tied upright and divided

Hackle - grizzly, brown, or both

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On 8/1/2022 at 7:49 AM, flytire said:

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Silver Fox Soft Hackle

Hook - Any brand jig style

Weight - Mini/micro lead dumbbell eyes

Thread - Black

Tail - Partridge hackle fibers

Ribbing - Copper wire

Body - Silver ice dubbing or equivalent

Hackle - Partridge

Thorax - Peacock ice dubbing

 

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