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  1. Royal Renegade Hook - Mustad 94840 or equivalent Thread - Red, brown or black Tag - Flat gold tinsel Rear hackle - Brown Body - Peacock herl, red floss or tying thread, peacock herl Front hackle - White/cream
  2. a good old pair of scissors can make any shape body you want you already have them why not use them foam sheets come in a multitude of colors
  3. Mylar Minnow Hook - Mustad 9671, 9672 or equivalent Weight (optional) - Lead/lead free wire Thread - White or clear sewing thread Tail - Marabou Under body - Floss, yarn etc. tapered to shape. Color the back with a marker Over body - Pearl mylar piping Eyes - Painted black over yellow Gills - Red marker Overcoat the entire body with epoxy or UV resin if desired
  4. Double Bunny Scott Sanchez Pattern Hook - Streamer style, size 2 Thread - Black Weight - .035 lead/non lead wire on the front half of the hook shank Body - White magnum rabbit strip for the belly; Olive magnum rabbit strip for the back Sides - Silver holographic flashabou Eyes - Dumbbell or stick on eyes Adhesive - Tear Mender
  5. Zoo Cougar Kelly Galloup Pattern Hook - TMC 300 or equivalent, size 2 -8 Thread - Tan Tail - Yellow Marabou Body - Pearl Sparkle Braid Underwing - Calf Tail Overwing - 2 Matched Mallard Flank Feathers Dyed Wood Duck Gold Head - Dyed Yellow or Light Olive Deer Hair Of the 2 flies I tied of this pattern, this one won best of show
  6. Sculpin sorry but i dont have the recipe on this one. i tied it too many years ago you guys are smart so youll be able to figure it out
  7. if you put super glue on fly heads why the need for uv resin you will see davie mcphail use wax on the tying thread for grip but youll rarely see him coat the fly head with uv resin my solarez bone dry uv resin fly heads cure hard
  8. when our resident uv resin expert sees this post he would be the guy to explain what happened put it out in direct sunlight for a while and see if it cures better i use solarez bone dry uv resin and that has never happened. i dont wax threads
  9. Anne's Stickfly Hook - Mustad 94840, Size10-12 Thread - Black Underbody - Yellow dubbing, natural or synthetic Overbody - Pale deer hair, which also forms the tail and the head Ribbing - Crisscrossed thread Historical Note: This original pattern is a creation of Ann Schweigert who opened her first fly shop in Luzerne, Michigan along with her husband Jack. Ann & Jack remained in business until Jack’s death in 1985. This pattern was developed in the late 1930’s. This effective pattern is so simple it’s almost primitive. Tied in the style of a Cooper Bug, Devil Bug Etc
  10. Grey Goose Buzzer Buzzer = Another name for chironomid/midge Hook - Mustad C068 Breathers - White uni stretch Thread - Black Ribbing - Copper wire Body - Grey goose feather fibers Thorax - Peacock herl Reference - Internet photo
  11. Copper Swan Hook - Mustad C068 Bead - Gold brass or tungsten Thread - Black, red, orange etc Body - Copper wire Thorax - Peacock herl Legs - CDC fibers Wing/Horns - White biot Reference - Internet Photo
  12. @niveker post it up always looking for other tyers to step up to the plate how about some new blood start posting some flies instead of the same 6-8 tyers that post here
  13. Eighty Eight (88) Hook - Mustad 9671, 9672 or equivalent, size 8 Thread - Black Body - Red wire Thorax - Green floss Wing - Wood duck Hackle - Grizzly Tying note - Body and thorax can both be tied with wire, floss, tinsel etc Wing can also be tied flat over the body and thorax
  14. just copy and paste from your iPhone photos
  15. Tag Your It Hook - Mustad C068 or equivalent Bead - Gold brass or tungsten Thread - Black Tail - Hot pink marabou or substitute (I used uni stretch) Ribbing - Pearl flashabou or crystal flash Body - Olive Dubbing Thorax - Brown dubbing Originator - Steve Parrott Colorado Guide Flies - Pat Dorsey
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