Jump to content

 Welcome to FlyTyingForum.com

FlyTyingForum.com is the largest fly tying community in the world and we hope you take a moment to register for a free account and join this amazingly friendly and helpful group of anglers. FTF has over 12,000 registered members that have made over 300,000 posts and have uploaded over 6,000 patterns to our exclusive fly pattern database!

If you are an experienced fly tier or just starting out FTF is the perfect place to call home. Click Here To Register for a Free Account

Fly Pattern Database / Browse by Topics / Browse by Material / Fly Tying Bench Database / Fly Fishing & Tying Videos / FTFCurrent(NEW!)
Featured Products: Fly Tying Hooks / Fly Tying Scissors / Waterproof Fly Boxes

using buckhair on a spey fly??????

3 replies to this topic

#1 troutpounder



  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 16 posts

Posted 23 November 2014 - 12:50 PM

I have a question. I was sitting at my bench last night and I had an idea. I Tied a streamer with a bucktail wing that ran out the back like a big wing. My thinking is that bucktail should hold it shape underwater, so it will give my fly a big profile, than with the marabou it will have lots of movement. So my question is, does my logic make any since??? The fly looks sweet. Ill post some picture later on. Thank you

#2 Piker20


    Advanced Member

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 7,238 posts

Posted 23 November 2014 - 01:02 PM

Yep perfect sense. I would look for the softest tails you can find so your wing doesn't look too splayed.
Matthew 25: 35-36 "Out of every 100 men, 10 shouldnt even be there, 80 are just targets, nine are the real fighters, and we are lucky to have them, for they make the battle. Ah, but the one, one is a warrior and he will bring the others back. "No man ever steps in the same river twice"   Heraclitus, 5 B.C

Based Scottish Highlands. UK

MUSTAD The wise anglers choice.

#3 troutpounder



  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 16 posts

Posted 23 November 2014 - 02:38 PM

Here it is

Attached Thumbnails

  • IMAG00033.jpg

#4 mikechell


    I'm Mr Freezemieser I'm Mr Snow!!!

  • Super Moderators
  • PipPipPip
  • 14,040 posts

Posted 23 November 2014 - 07:25 PM

That will be fun to watch in the water.  With all that marabou, you should get plenty of movement. 

Barbed hooks rule!
My definition of work: Doing something in which effort exceeds gain.
Ex-Marine ... quondam fidelis

Reply to this topic