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17 hours ago, Mark Knapp said:

Oh my gosh she's a cutie, and the fly is pretty too. Way to go Grandpa. U a lucky dude.

 

15 hours ago, Moshup said:

@DFoster   Terrific all the way around.

 

14 hours ago, chugbug27 said:

Nice! 

 

13 hours ago, partsman said:

Very cool DFoster, I never thought I would live long enough to have grand kids but I’m now the grandfather of three beautiful kids! Life is good.

mike.

Thank you all, My wife and I are truly blessed with 6 “tiny monsters” although at 15 the oldest isn’t so tiny anymore. I am hopeful that at least one of them will catch the fly fishing bug. I got a leave all this stuff to somebody -🤣

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X-Caddis

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Hook: Daiichi 1180

Thread: Danville 6/0, brown

Shuck: Zelon, Caddis tan

Abdomen: Scintilla dubbing, light Hare's mask

Wing: Elk hair

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Opal X-Caddis

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Hook: Daiichi 1180

Thread: Danville 6/0, cream

Shuck: Zelon, Caddis tan

Rib: Silver wire, fine

Abdomen: Opal Mirage tinsel

Wing: Elk hair

 

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Goldenhead

Hook – Mustad L87-3665A, size 8 or equivalent

Thread – Black

Tag – Oval gold tinsel

Body - Black floss

Rib - Oval gold tinsel

Wing - Sparse white bucktail over which 2 brown neck hackles tied flat on top

Shoulder - Golden pheasant tippet tied flat on top

Eyes - Painted black over white

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On 3/27/2021 at 12:33 AM, McFlyLures said:

Some gamechangers in sizes 1 and 4 hooks.  

 

Nice.

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3 hours ago, flytire said:

 

Goldenhead

Hook – Mustad L87-3665A, size 8 or equivalent

Thread – Black

Tag – Oval gold tinsel

Body - Black floss

Rib - Oval gold tinsel

Wing - Sparse white bucktail over which 2 brown neck hackles tied flat on top

Shoulder - Golden pheasant tippet tied flat on top

Eyes - Painted black over white

Nice

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EC Caddis

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Hook: Daiichi 1180

Thread: Danville 6/0, brown

Shuck: Zelon, Caddis tan

Abdomen: Superfine, dark tan

Thorax: Superfine, olive

Wing: Elk hair

Hackle: Grizzly, parachute wrapped around base of wing

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Robin
 
Hook - Daiich 2370 or equivalent
Thread - Red
Body: Red floss
Rib - Embossed silver tinsel
Wing - Very sparse: White bucktail over which orange bucktail over which light green bucktail over which bright blue bucktail or mix bucktail
Topping - Peacock herl

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“Tobin’s Chuck”  Variant of Chuck’s caddis

 

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Red Quill Downed Dun

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Materials

Hook: TMC 101

Thread: Semperfli 18/0 Nano Silk

Tail: MFC Micro Barred Fibbets

Abdomen: Polish Quills in ginger

Thorax: TroutHunter Professional Dry Fly Dubbing in tan

Wing: EP Trigger point Fibers (mixture of black white and gray)

Hackle: TroutHunter CDC in brown applied via the split thread technique, and Whiting Speckled Golden Badger. 

 

-Nathan

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Began to straighten up my deck, ended up playing around.  

Hook: recycled #14 I  think

Thread: Kimono Wasabi

Tail: Olive pheasant

Body: Mole dubbed split thread

Hackle: Olive pheasant

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