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#1 David 82nd

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Posted 25 May 2017 - 06:30 AM

Well this took me some time to get the hang of working with As you all know it's a delicate " feel" to work with , but anyway I purchased a full " skin of Hungarian, and large bag of the French partridge, both beautiful , the French is larger though , it really doesn't go well with 18-20 hooks ,
Question what do you guys use the French for ? , looking for pattern suggestions, or I can just use for larger hooks

#2 FIN-ITE 34

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Posted 25 May 2017 - 09:33 AM

Why the French Partridge Mayfly of course.

 



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Posted 25 May 2017 - 10:38 AM

Anywhere Hungarian Partridge is called for you can substitute French Partridge

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#4 David 82nd

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Posted 25 May 2017 - 10:59 AM

Thanks guys , the feathers are beautiful patterned , I'll put them to use

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Posted 25 May 2017 - 12:38 PM

Look at the PT nymph, too.  I just learned how to tie those, last January in Richmond.  Seems to me, the pattern can be tied with any similar feather.  The partridge feather will give a different color, which might just be the trigger you need to catch fish!


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