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Posted 28 December 2018 - 07:12 PM
I just joined, after having been given a fly tying kit for Christmas. After a few San Juan works and a wooly bugger, I decided to try something a bit more complex. This is based on the lunch money pattern, tweaked a bit based on the materials I have, and the colors that have had luck for me in the past. This fly tying thing is pretty fun, and I plan on expanding my fly arsenal greatly in the coming months! Critiques welcome, thanks for having me!
Posted 28 December 2018 - 07:16 PM
Pleasantvalley that fly looks fine, and has a little bit of everything in it. I'll bet it will catch fish. Glad to have you in the forum. Look forward to more of your work.
Posted 28 December 2018 - 07:59 PM
Welcome to the forum!
Brook Trout are God's way of saying everything is going to be all right.
Posted 28 December 2018 - 09:22 PM
Welcome to the site. And welcome to the art/practice of fly tying.
I can't comment on the fly pictured, because I am not sure what I am looking at ... which way it's supposed to ride in the water.
Barbed hooks rule!
My definition of work: Doing something in which effort exceeds gain.
Ex-Marine ... quondam fidelis
Posted 30 December 2018 - 09:20 AM
Rides hook up, made from what few materials I have. Took it over to the local pond to see if it swims well, and I like the action. Gets a nice side to side motion, and rides a couple inches off the bottom. I think if I really tweak the colors it could make a good bluegill fry imitation.