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
#692262
Denson's Fiery Bugger's Muddle

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hook - Dai Riki 075 #8
thread - Danville 6/0 black
tag - tinsel gold
rib - oval tinsel gold
body - dubbing fiery brown/claret/ant brown
body hackle - hen furnace
1st shoulder hackle - golden pheasant red rump
2nd shoulder hackle - golden pheasant gold rump
head - deer hair
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By ScottP
#692284
WOI Muddled Kate (variation)

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hook - Dai Riki 075 #8
thread - UTC 140 burnt orange
tag - tinsel silver
tail - golden pheasant crest dyed WOIGO (Old Gold - 2Tsp Rit Golden Yellow, 1/2 Tsp Rit Tan/4 cups water)
rib - small wire silver
body - Ice Dub black
body hackle - black
shoulder hackle - sharptail grouse dyed WOIGO
head - deer hair dyed WOIGO

Getting closer to the color I'm looking for; maybe a bit more tan in the next batch, and I'll probably go with natural deer hair instead of bleached.

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By ScottP
#692300
Denson's Muddled Kate Crippler

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hook - Dai Riki 075 #8
thread - Danville 6/0 black
tag - tinsel silver
rib - oval tinsel silver
body - dubbing fiery ant brown/black
body hackle - hen furnace
shoulder hackle - golden pheasant gold rump
head - deer hair
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By ScottP
#692302
WOIGO Bumbler

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hook - Dai Riki 075 #10
thread - Uni 8/0 fire orange
tag - Danville Depth Ray fire orange
rib - small wire gold
tail - golden pheasant crest dyed WOIGO (Old Gold - 2Tsp Rit Golden Yellow, 1/2 Tsp Rit Tan/4 cups water)
body - dubbing WOIGO
body hackle - WOIGO
shoulder hackle - Mearns Quail (jay substitute) dyed blue (Regatta - 3/4 Tsp Rit Aquamarine, 1/4 Tsp Rit Royal Blue/4 cups water)
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By ScottP
#692314
Lissane Lady (Mayfly variation)

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Playing around with materials in close proximity (original has a dark olive shoulder but like I said, I was tying with stuff within line of sight).


hook - Dai Riki 075 #8
thread - Uni 8/0 fire orange
tag - Danville Depth Ray neon green
rib - small wire gold
tail - bleached pheasant dyed scarlet (3Tsp Rit Scarlet, 2 Tsp Rit Golden Yellow/1 cup water)
body - dubbing golden olive
body hackle - hot orange
shoulder hackle - chukar 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
#692316
Golden Olive Mayfly

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hook - Dai Riki 075 #8
thread - Danville 6/0 pale olive
tag - Danville Depth Ray fire orange
rib - small wire gold
tail - pheasant tail
body - dubbing ginger
body hackle - ginger
1st shoulder hackle - partridge dyed yellow (1 Tbs Rit golden yellow/1 cup water)
2nd shoulder hackle - chukar 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
#692327
Hollywood's Claret Octopus (variation)

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Found this over on the Salmonfishingforum; added the magenta hackle for a bit of spice.


hook - Dai Riki 075 #8
thread - Danville 6/0 wine
tag - tinsel silver
tail - yarn fire orange
rib - oval tinsel silver
body - dubbing claret
body hackle - claret (1Tbs Rit Wine/1 cup water)/magenta (1Tbs Rit Violet/1 cup water - 30 seconds)
1st shoulder hackle - golden pheasant red rump
2nd shoulder hackle - hen grizzly dyed silver doctor blue (2 packs Koolaid Ice Blue Raspberry/1 cup water)
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By ScottP
#692339
Hollywood's Stone Goat

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Another one from the Salmonfishingforum.


hook - Dai Riki 075 #8
thread - Danville 6/0 black
tag - Danville Depth Ray fire orange
tail - golden pheasant crest
rib - oval tinsel silver
body - dubbing black
body hackle - claret (1Tbs Rit Wine/1 cup water)/magenta (1Tbs Rit Violet/1 cup water - 1 minute)
shoulder hackle - Mearns Quail (jay substitute) dyed blue (Regatta - 3/4 Tsp Rit Aquamarine, 1/4 Tsp Rit Royal Blue/4 cups water)
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By ScottP
#692384
Hollywood's Picric Golden Olive Mayfly (variation)

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hook - Dai Riki 075 #8
thread - Danville 6/0 light olive
tag - Danville Depth Ray fire orange
tail - bleached pheasant tail dyed picric sub (1Tbs Rit Neon Yellow/1 cup water)
rib - small wire gold
body - dubbing dark golden olive
body hackle - dyed WOI golden olive (3 Tsp Rit Golden Yellow, 3/4 Tsp Rit Tan/4 cups water)
1st shoulder hackle - woodduck flank
2nd shoulder hackle - partridge dyed yellow (1 Tbs Rit Golden Yellow/1 cup water)
3rd shoulder hackle - chukar partridge dyed picric sub
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By ScottP
#692393
Krzysztof's Olive Dun

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Started out as an attempt to come up with a sooty olive; dull dun grouse plus bright dye yielded an interesting result.


hook - Dai Riki 075 #8
thread - Danville 6/0 pale olive
rib - brassie wire chartreuse
tail - hackle olive
abdomen - tinsel pearl
thorax - peacock herl
hackle - hen grizzly
shoulder hackle - dusky grouse dyed olive (1Tbs Rit Neon Yellow/1 cup water)
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By ScottP
#692418
Finney's Melvin Rose

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hook - Dai Riki 075 #8
thread - Danville 6/0 red
tail - bleached pheasant tail dyed sunburst (1Tbs Rit Golden Yellow/1 cup water)
rib - small wire gold
body - Ice Dub yellow
body hackle - dyed sunburst
1st shoulder hackle - hen dyed orange (1 Tbs Rit Sunshine Orange/1 cup water)
2nd shoulder hackle - chukar partridge dyed fluoro yellow (1 Tbs Rit Neon Yellow/1 cup water)
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By ScottP
#692422
Houston's Myles Mayfly (variation)

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I would love to try this up at the First Meadow and see what the stupid cutts think.

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hook - Dai Riki 300 #8
thread - Danville 6/0 pale olive
tail - pheasant tail
rib - oval tinsel gold
body - Swiss Straw olive
wing - deer hair olive
hackle - olive
shoulder hackle - chukar dyed olive (1Tbs Rit Golden Yellow, 1 Tsp Rit Dark Green/1 cup water)
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