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22 hours ago, Chasing_Tails said:

Been fishing flooded mangroves for snook, trout, and reds. Needed a fly that could get in to the roots, and more importantly, get back out.

Worm hook mullet:

Hook: Gamakatsu G-lock worm 2/0

Thread: Danville 3/0 gray

Wing: Slinky Fiber Flash, black/gray/white

Throat: Krystal Flash, red

Eyes: 1/4” stick on, yellow

Head: Clear cure goo, thick with Solareze Bone Dry overcoat758F87E1-1042-4E49-A8E8-E59F6E478550.thumb.jpeg.1cff84d03c2fadc2e1aa4cde0853d914.jpeg

Nice one Chasing Tails. How has this worked for you?

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Dark “Quill Gordon” sz 12. Tied with a chocolate dun hackle.

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LaPointe’s Andro Stone

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A Stimi variant, developed by New Hampshire tyer Dan LaPointe for the stonefly emergence on the Androscogin River

hook - TMC 5215 #6
thread - UTC 140 fluoro orange
tail - deer hair
rib - small wire copper
body - Ice Dub orange 
body hackle - grizzly (undersize by 1) 
underwing - deer hair 
overwing - grey squirrel 
thorax - Ice Dub caddis green 
front hackle - grizzly

Regards,
Scott

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@Chugbug27  good for a few witchy Adams this time of year.

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14 hours ago, chugbug27 said:

Here goes nothin.... Adams Midge on a size 28 Mustad 94842... (drumroll)

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(Pic cut for brevity) @chugbug27 Right on brother!!!

 

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@Sandan back at you. Now if I could only get vaccinated, I might transport my sorry, diabetes-ridden, transplanted a## to a proper spring creek, and meet a nice trout with it.

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20 minutes ago, chugbug27 said:

@Sandan back at you. Now if I could only get vaccinated, I might transport my sorry, diabetes-ridden, transplanted a## to a proper spring creek, and meet a nice trout with it.

I'm pulling for you.  We have a few here you're welcome to fish. 

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The Handbrush

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A pattern from post-war Europe, found here; could make a passable Traveling Sedge.

hook - TMC 5215 #10
thread - Veevus 6/0 black
tail - pheasant tail
rib - small wire silver
body - dubbing green
body hackle - brown (undersize by 2) 
wing/head - deer hair

Regards,
Scott

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13 hours ago, SBPatt said:

LaPointe’s Andro Stone

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A Stimi variant, developed by New Hampshire tyer Dan LaPointe for the stonefly emergence on the Androscogin River

hook - TMC 5215 #6
thread - UTC 140 fluoro orange
tail - deer hair
rib - small wire copper
body - Ice Dub orange 
body hackle - grizzly (undersize by 1) 
underwing - deer hair 
overwing - grey squirrel 
thorax - Ice Dub caddis green 
front hackle - grizzly

Regards,
Scott

If "more is better", then this should be the best! More color, more body hackle, more winging materials and more collar hackle...and a hot spot to boot!

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