Was sitting at the desk looking for inspiration this is what came out
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Mary Orvis Marbury inspired wet fly
Posted 10 July 2016 - 05:29 PM
Michael, I am not into "classic" flies. But I do like the white tipped feather placed inside, with the red/blue outside.
Barbed hooks rule!
My definition of work: Doing something in which effort exceeds gain.
Ex-Marine ... quondam fidelis
Posted 11 July 2016 - 12:26 AM
Sgt.Steve Bell USMC/Ret
Once a Marine,Always a Marine-Semper Fidelis
Posted 03 August 2016 - 04:11 PM
I dig it! I got into tying some of the old bass patterns for display. I got so excited over them I bought some old bass flies on E-bay. I just had to hold a real old one in my hands and look at it. They're cool. I was puzzled to see some of them only tie one feather in for the wing instead of two back to back. I didn't when I tied mine, but many of the old ones were done that way. And NO the feather did not break off. I love the old stuff. I have a mini antique fishing museum in my basement/mancave. LOL..That's how much I enjoy the history of fishing. Now go get an old split bamboo rod and an old Pfluger reel, some silk line and some gut leaders and catch something with it old school...I did.
Posted 25 October 2016 - 06:37 PM
That is a beautiful fly. Good job! Take care & ...