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  1. thanks for showing us that one. i really like that one and will be making a few for the box
  2. Metal tape minnows from autumn 2019 fly tyer magazine jay fullum article Hooks - size 4 and 2 6x long thread - white 6/0 uni underbody - layers of foil tape body - pearl mylar piping hook wrap- sparkle braid pearl wing- small bundle of white buck tail throat- red flash material I had. Don’t even know what it’s called. eyes- 6 mm sawbellys will be coming in soon and I thought these would make a nice imitation for a hungry trout or salmon and even a early smallmouth.
  3. Smoke wagon- Kelly Galloup pattern I added a tungsten bead on this one size 6 - 3xl hook
  4. A couple Dalai (dolly) lamas (Llama) I don’t know which spelling is correct. I’ve seen both. hook - gamakatsu b10s #4 (back hook) Body - olive and white rabbit zonker conehead - large black/nickel pearl lateral flash
  5. thanks, come on warmer weather!!
  6. Trying out craft fur have see what it looks like in the water
  7. Franke Shiner recipe from tight line video site (Tim Flagler) slight variation from this as I didn’t have any light olive buck tail. I used natural instead. hook - mustad streamer limerick 3xh/7xl size 4 body - utc large opal mirAge tinsel over uni stretch belly - white buck tail throat - kingfisher blue saddle hackle back - natural buck tail / olive Krystal flash /olive buck tail thread - olive 6/0 uni thread head - coat of sally hansen / painted eyes / another coat of sally Hansen
  8. Thanks. They are great socks. Santa brought me a few pairs.
  9. Mayer’s mini leech (variant?) pretty sure hook - fire hole 609 #12 body wrap - utc brown Holo tinsel med. pine squirrel zonker brown black ostrich plumule thread - uni 8/0 black anyone have a source for ostrich with longer barbules?
  10. Clouser minnow hook - gamakatsu sc15 1/0 Small lead eye Thread- white uni thread 6/0 underside/belly - white buck tail back - dark olive buck tail flash - olive Krystal flash finish - sally Hansen
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