kind of self-explanatory, right? We seem to have some impressive thread-wrappers that lurk around this board. let's try to keep your "first booger" posts at a minimum.
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By ScottP
#691310
Melvin Olive

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This one's from E.J. Malone's Irish Trout and Salmon Flies.

hook – Dai Riki 075 #8
thread - Danville 6/0 black
tail - golden pheasant tippet
rib - small wire gold
body - dubbing golden olive
hackle - golden olive (1 Tbs Rit golden yellow/1 cup water overdyed with 1 Tbs Rit Golden yellow, 1 tsp Rit dark green/1 cup water)
wing - mallard flank
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By ScottP
#691323
Buczkowski Fly Claret

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From Polish tyer Artur Buczkowski.

hook – Dai Riki 075 #8
thread - Danville 6/0 black
tail - mallard flank dyed rust
rib - oval tinsel gold
body - dubbing claret
underwing - hen pheasant rump
wing - mallard flank dyed rust
hackle - hen pheasant


mash barb, start thread; wrap to bend

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measure (shank length) some mallard flank; tie in (sorry for the dirty digits; just finished replacing faulty ABS sensor on the son's car)

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tie in rib

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dub thread/dub body

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counterwrap rib; tie off/trim

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prep pheasant rump

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measure (halfway to tip); tie in/trim

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prep mallard flank

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measure (between underwing and tip); tie in/trim

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tie in hackle by tip

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wrap, tie off/trim, whip finish, SHHAN

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By ScottP
#691324
Artur's Fluoretka

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More from Mr. Buczkowski.

hook – Dai Riki 070 #19
thread - Danville 6/0 brown
abdomen - Danville flat wax flouro green
rib - small wire gold
thorax - dubbing hare's ear
underwing - golden pheasant tippet dyed red
wing - mallard flank dyed rust
hackle - partridge
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By ScottP
#691331
RA Green Peter

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Found this version here.
The creamy/tan hen pheasant adds a nice shade when dyed.

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Whether it matches picric is problematic; it should get the fishes attention.

hook – Dai Riki 075 #10
thread - Danville 6/0 black
butt - dubbing red
rib - small wire gold
body - dubbing olive
body hackle - brown
wing - hen pheasant wing dyed hot yellow (1Tbs Rit Fluoro yellow/1 cup water)
front hackle - brown
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By ScottP
#691332
Woolley's Exe

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A step above sensory depravation; I need to find some foam.

hook – Dai Riki 070 #10
thread - MFC 8/0 cream
abdomen - tying thread
thorax - pheasant tail
hackle - hen furnace
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By ScottP
#691339
Black Louper

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Found this one here; apparently, this pattern goes all the way back to Dame Juliana Berners. Per the Oxford English Dictionary the word “loup” is an Old Norse verb meaning “to leap,” and the fly probably represented a terrestrial of some sort.

hook – Dai Riki 075 #10
thread - Danville 6/0 black
rib - peacock herl x-small wire copper
body - dubbing black
hackle - hen furnace
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By ScottP
#691341
Sawada's Cobbler

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Switched to folded flank wing instead of paired segments due to stock depletion; doubtful that fish will care.

hook – Dai Riki 075 #8
thread - Danville 6/0 black
tail - woodduck flank
rib - oval tinsel gold
body - dubbing brown
hackle - hen furnace
wing - barred woodduck flank
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By ScottP
#691362
Afternoon Delight (variation)

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A.K.A. The Nooner. A B.C. pattern of unknown origin; replaced the dun saddle hackle with chukar for a little different look.

hook – Mustad 3906B #6
thread - Danville 6/0 black
tail - pheasant tail
rib - small wire copper
abdomen - floss light olive
thorax - peacock herl
hackle - chukar partridge rump
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By ScottP
#691375
Alevin

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Another B.C. pattern found during an interweb search; simple enough.

hook – Dai Riki 730 #8
thread - Danville 6/0 white/black
rib - small wire silver
body - tinsel pearl
underwing - marabou white
wing - redhead flank (teal called for but I'm out of decent feathers)
throat - marabou red


mash barb, start thread; tie in rib, wrap to point

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tie in tinsel, brush shank with Super Glue, wrap tinsel to point and back with touching wraps; tie off/trim

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counterwrap rib, helicopter end, cover with thread; fade to black

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measure (gap width past bend) a marabou feather (moist fingers keep in in line); tie in/trim

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tie in throat, pull butts till tips almost reach point; trim

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measure (tip just short of rear of underwing) waterfowl flank feather; tie in, pull forward to length

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trim, whip finish, SHHAN (3 coats here)

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By ScottP
#691384
Grace Kelly

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hook – Dai Riki 075 #8
thread - Danville 6/0 brown
tail - pheasant tail
rib - oval tinsel gold
body - dubbing golden olive
hackle - ginger
wing - mallard flank dyed golden olive (1 Tbs Rit golden yellow/1 cup water overdyed with 1 Tbs Rit Golden yellow, 1 tsp Rit dark green/1 cup water)


Conba's Grace Kelly variation

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A completely different look from the original


hook – Dai Riki 075 #8
thread - Danville 6/0 light olive
tail - pheasant tail
rib - oval tinsel gold
body - dubbing golden olive
1st hackle - ginger
2nd hackle - yellow golden pheasant
collar - partridge dyed golden olive (1 Tbs Rit golden yellow/1 cup water overdyed with 1 Tbs Rit Golden yellow, 1 tsp Rit dark green/1 cup water)
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By ScottP
#691389
Peter Ross Bumble

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hook – Dai Riki 075 #8
thread - Danville 6/0 black
tail - golden pheasant tippet
rib - small wire silver
abdomen - tinsel silver
thorax - dubbing red
hackle - hen black
collar - hen grizzly
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By ScottP
#691395
Harrison's Prince Charming

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Created by South African tyer Spranger Harrison in the 1930's.


hook – Dai Riki 075 #8
thread - Danville 6/0 black
tail - golden pheasant tippet
body - peacock herl/tinsel silver
throat - mearns quail dyed blue
wing - mallard quill
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