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For a salty fishing friend of mine Bob Vervaka who passed away this week R.I.P. Bob.

 

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Muddled California Coachman

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hook - WFC Model 6 #8
thread - Veevus 8/0 tan
tail - golden pheasant tippet
body - peacock herl, UniStretch yellow
wing - turkey flat white 
head/collar -pronghorn dyed brown (1 Tbs Rit Golden Yellow, 1/4 Tsp Rit Cocoa Brown/1 cup water)

Regards,
Scott

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Thirty years ago I wrote a chapter for Veverka's book Innovative Saltwater Flies... Sorry to hear of his passing.

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50 minutes ago, Capt Bob LeMay said:

Thirty years ago I wrote a chapter for Veverka's book Innovative Saltwater Flies... Sorry to hear of his passing.

Bob I have it. it’s one of my favorites. I’ll have to give your chapter s read.

 

 

 

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10 hours ago, Moshup said:

For a salty fishing friend of mine Bob Vervaka who passed away this week R.I.P. Bob.

 

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@MoshupNice memorial. Sorry for the loss of your friend

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13 hours ago, Moshup said:

“Empty Canvas”.    Tiemco 600sp.  Sz 2/0

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I can hear the therapist now - " Clear your mind and think of the easiest fly to tie..."

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12 hours ago, Moshup said:

For a salty fishing friend of mine Bob Vervaka who passed away this week R.I.P. Bob.

 

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Beautiful fly!

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On 12/31/2020 at 10:36 PM, jamieofthenorth said:

Perhaps I'm cheating a bit, as I tied these a few hours before we turned the calendars turned to 2021... After seeing @flytire's mole fly, I was inspired to also tie up a small batch:

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Mole Fly

Hook: TMC 2487, size 20

Wing: CDC Natural

Body: Beaver dubbing

Happy New Year! 

Mole fly, great fly!

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Pat's Rubberlegs Ice Dub variant (black stonefly)

Hook: 2x nymph hook, #10

Thread: Uni-thread 6/0, black

Bead: 3.5mm tungsten bead, black

Weight: 0.015" lead wire

Tail/legs/antennae: Life Flex, black

Body, Ice Dub, black peacock

Rib: 0.03" wire, black

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Pat's Rubberlegs Ice Dub variant (golden stonefly)

Hook: Curved nymph hook, #6

Thread: Uni-thread 6/0, dk. brown

Bead: 1/8" brass bead, gold

Weight: 0.015" lead wire

Tail/legs/antennae: Life Flex, tan

Body, Ice Dub, golden brown

Rib: 0.02" wire, brown

 

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Mosquito Larva 

hook; mustad C49S size 20-

thread; olive-

tail; wood duck flank fibers-

body; abdomen, stripped peacock herl w/ copper wire rib- wings; 2 grizzly hackle tips- thorax; peacock herl-

gills/head; wood duck flank fibers 

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Starling Wet

hook; mustad C49S 

thread; claret silk

body; fine black dubbing

wings; starling hackle tips

hackle; starling

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5 hours ago, chugbug27 said:

Nice tribute @Moshup. Gotta fish it, yeah?

Absolutely 

@Christian.s   Thanks. A little rusty on the large stuff as I’ve been concentrating on the wee stuff lately.

@Sandan  Thanks

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1 hour ago, cphubert said:

Starling Wet

hook; mustad C49S 

thread; claret silk

body; fine black dubbing

wings; starling hackle tips

hackle; starling

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Excellent! I like the Mosquito Larva too.

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