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Re: Thumbing Through Some SBSs

Posted: Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:01 am
by ScottP
McPhillips Extractor

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hook – WFC Model 6 #8
thread - UTC 70 Woodduck
tag - Danville single strand floss fire orange
tail - golden pheasant rump red
rib - small wire gold
body - tinsel gold
1st shoulder hackle - lemon yellow (1 Tbs Rit Lemon Yellow/1 cup water)
2nd shoulder hackle - golden pheasant rump red
wing - bronze mallard

Re: Thumbing Through Some SBSs

Posted: Thu Jan 16, 2020 9:24 am
by ScottP
McPhillips Hairwing Invicta Gold

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hook – WFC Model 6 #8
thread - Danville 6/0 black
tail - golden pheasant crest
rib - small wire gold
body - tinsel gold
hackle - brown
throat - hen grizzly dyed Silver Doctor Blue (2 packs Koolaid Ice Blue Raspberry/1 cup water
wing - deer hair

Re: Thumbing Through Some SBSs

Posted: Fri Jan 17, 2020 8:53 am
by ScottP
Johnson’s Fancy

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Found the recipe in E.J. Malone’s Irish Trout and Salmon Flies.

hook – WFC Model 6 #8
thread - Danville 6/0 black
tail - ginger hackle fibers
rib - small wire gold
body - tinsel gold
hackle - grizzly dyed orange (front half of body)
wing - hen pheasant (tail used here instead of wing)

Re: Thumbing Through Some SBSs

Posted: Sun Jan 19, 2020 8:23 pm
by ScottP
McPhillips Fiery Brown Stimulator

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hook – WFC Model 6 #8
thread - UTC 70 burnt orange
tail - pheasant tail
rib - small wire gold
abdomen - dubbing fiery brown
body hackle - dyed fiery brown (1 Tbs Rit Sunshine Orange, 1/4 Tsp Rit Tan, 1/4 Tsp Rit Purple/4 cups water)
wing - deer hair dyed fiery brown
thorax - dubbing fiery brown
front hackle - grizzly dyed fiery brown

Re: Thumbing Through Some SBSs

Posted: Tue Jan 21, 2020 8:18 pm
by ScottP
Hedgehog Skwala

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hook – WFC Model 6 #8
thread - Danville 6/0 black
tag - UTC 140 black
wing(s) - deer hair
body - dubbing grayish olive brown
hackle - grizzly dyed brown

Re: Thumbing Through Some SBSs

Posted: Wed Jan 22, 2020 7:26 am
by ScottP
Hare’s Ear Hedgehog

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On a #14-16 this might work as a hydropsyche.

hook – WFC Model 6 #8
thread - UTC 140 grey brown
butt - yarn chartreuse
wing(s) - deer hair
body - dubbing hare’s ear
hackle - sharptail grouse

Re: Thumbing Through Some SBSs

Posted: Fri Jan 24, 2020 6:19 am
by ScottP
Muddled Hedgehog

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Just in case the four wing clumps aren’t enough to keep it on top.

hook – WFC Model 6 #8
thread - UTC 140 grey brown
tag - Danville Single Strand Floss flame orange
wing(s) - deer hair
body - hare’s Ear
collar - golden pheasant rump red over sharptail grouse
head - deer hair

Mash barb, start floss at point above; wrap part way down bend and back, brush with Sally

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Start tying thread, tie off/trim floss; clean, stack, measure (gap width) a clump of deer hair

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Trim butts, tie in

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Dub thread/dub body

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Repeat winging sequence (measure tips to end of preceding clump)

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Dub

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Lather, rinse, repeat; finish up about 3 eye widths from the front

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Tie in grouse feather by tip; wrap, tie off/trim

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Repeat with pheasant rump

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Clean, stack, measure (shank length) a clump of deer hair

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Allow deer hair to surround hook shank, tie in with 2 soft loops, trim butts even with hook eye, spin

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Half hitch x 2, SHHAN, trim head

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Re: Thumbing Through Some SBSs

Posted: Sat Jan 25, 2020 8:08 pm
by ScottP
Raymond Bumble Muddler

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Based on Ryan Houston’s version. Added the GP shoulder just to see how much stuff i could cram on a hook.

hook – WFC Model 6 #8
thread - UTC 140 red
tag - Danville Single Strand Floss flame orange
tail - golden pheasant crest
rib - small wire gold
body - dubbing golden olive
body hackles - golden olive (1 Tbs Rit Lemon Yellow, 1/4 Tsp Rit Sunshine Orange/1 gallon water), red
shoulder hackle - golden pheasant rump red
cloak - deer hair dyed Silver Doctor Blue (2 packs Koolaid Ice Blue Raspberry/1 cup water)
head - deer hair dyed red

Re: Thumbing Through Some SBSs

Posted: Tue Jan 28, 2020 9:47 am
by ScottP
Munchkin Muddler

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Deer head version of Orkney guide John Munson’s fly.

hook – WFC Model 6 #6
thread - UTC 140 burnt orange
tag - copper tinsel
tail - golden pheasant crest, flanked by red holo tinsel
rib - small wire copper
body - dubbing burnt orange
body hackle - burnt orange (Autumn Maple - 2Tsp Rit Sunshine Orange, 1/4 Tsp Rit Tan, 1/4 Tsp Rit Purple/4 cups water)
shoulder hackle - pheasant rump dyed orange
head - deer hair dyed burnt orange

Re: Thumbing Through Some SBSs

Posted: Wed Jan 29, 2020 9:50 am
by ScottP
Munchkin Muddler II

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Not super-thrilled with my take on the original so I made a few minor changes.

hook – WFC Model 6 #6
thread - UTC 140 fire orange
tag - Danville single strand floss fire orange
tail - golden pheasant tippet, flanked by copper holo tinsel
rib - small wire copper
body - dubbing burnt orange
body hackle - burnt orange (Autumn Maple - 2Tsp Rit Sunshine Orange, 1/4 Tsp Rit Tan, 1/4 Tsp Rit Purple/4 cups water)
shoulder hackle - pheasant rump dyed orange
head - deer hair dyed burnt orange

Re: Thumbing Through Some SBSs

Posted: Thu Jan 30, 2020 12:29 pm
by ScottP
Galway Copper Muddler

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Playing around with George Barron’s wet fly.

hook – WFC Model 6 #6
thread - UTC 140 fluoro orange
tag - Danville Single strand floss fire orange
tail - bleached pheasant crest dyed burnt orange (Autumn Maple - 2Tsp Rit Sunshine Orange, 1/4 Tsp Rit Tan, 1/4 Tsp Rit Purple/4 cups water)
rib - small wire copper
body - tinsel copper
1st shoulder hackle - burnt orange
2nd shoulder hackle - pheasant rump dyed orange
head - deer hair dyed burnt orange

Re: Thumbing Through Some SBSs

Posted: Tue Feb 04, 2020 7:28 pm
by ScottP
GRHE DHH Mayfly

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Playing around with compound dubbing loops; some interesting results although I haven’t been able to replicate it consistently.

hook – WFC Model 6 #8
thread - UTC 70 grey brown
tail - moose body hair
rib - small wire gold
body - dubbing hare’s ear
hackle/wing - deer hair/grizzly hackle (loop dubbed)