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White’s Blootch (variation)

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Used this version or George Barron’s fly, swapping out the dyed grizzly collar for partridge.

hook - WFC Model 6 #10
thread - Danville 6/0 black
butt - dubbing red
rib - small wire silver
body - dubbing claret
body hackle - black/claret (1 Tbs Rit Claret/1 cup water)
collar - partridge dyed Silver Doctor Blue (2 packs Koolaid Ice Blue Raspberry/1 cup water)

Regards,
Scott

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Wurgler shallow running shrimp:

Hook: Worm hook, #3/0

Thread: Uni-Thread 6/0, tan

Mouthparts: Calftail, tan

Eyes: Stonfo Shrimp eyes, small

Antennae: Krystal Flash, gold

Legs: Sili-legs, sand/gold barred

Body: Cactus chenile, small, bonefish tan

Main body: Ultra-hair, tan

Shellback: UV resin

Markings: Sharpie marker, brown

Floating head: Craft foam, 2mm, orange

This is a pattern I have been thinking about working up this week. It is built off of the "wurgler" design, but with the main body of the fly below the floating head providing a very shallow running fly that also gets a bit of a pop from the gurgler head. The shrimp portion is a variation of the ultra-shrimp and uses many of the same techniques. I have been using orange or bright green foam for the heads of these subsurface wurglers to act as an indicator on long casts in dirty water when trying to lead a cruising fish and knowing the precise location of the fly matters.

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March Brown

Hook – Mustad 3906, 3906B, 3399 or equivalent

Thread - Orange

Tail - Three Pheasant tail fibers

Body - Pheasant tail fibers

Rib - Gold or silver wire

Thorax - Hare’s ear dubbing

Hackle - A short-fibered, light brown feather from a hungarian partridge

Just one of many different recipes

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Hybrid

Carp Fly

Hook - Curved style

Eyes - Painted lead dumbbell

Tail - Ultra chenille

Body - Peacock herl reinforced with tying thread and wrapped over a crazy glue coated hook shank

Hackle - Pheasant rump feather

John Bartlett from Oregon created the Hybrid, a cross between a worm and soft hackled wet fly

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1 hour ago, flytire said:

Hybrid

Carp Fly

I don't know much about carp flies, other than being able to recognize what they often look like (like this). What I don't understand is what makes this type of fly attractive to a carp, versus other flies, when this type of fly does not seem to attract trout, bass, bluegills, etc. Anyone know?

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It's my understanding, Chug, that since Carp are distinctly bottom feeders, they're more interested in bottom dwelling crustaceans, worms, etc. 

It's not so much that Carp flies aren't attractive to other fish, it's just that they're more likely to be attractive to Carp.

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Neon Olive Crippler 

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hook - WFC Model 6 #8
thread - Danville 6/0 light olive 
tag - large tinsel opal
rib - small wire gold
body - dubbing neon olive (2 Tsp Rit Lemon Yellow, 1/4 Tsp Rit Neon Green/2 cups water)
body hackle - neon olive 
1st shoulder - chukar dyed neon olive 
2nd shoulder - golden pheasant body feather red
3rd shoulder - pheasant rump dyed neon olive

Regards,
Scott

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