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by ScottP
Tue Jul 16, 2019 8:20 am
Forum: Fly Tying
Topic: Thumbing Through Some SBSs
Replies: 1615
Views: 190685

Re: Thumbing Through Some SBSs

Close Carpet Fly (variation) https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48298511626_153d633332_c.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48298629612_9cd6c3eeff_c.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48298629397_7687fb41e8_c.jpg Wisconsin tyer George Close’s Comparadun version of the Cap’s Hair Wing, fr...
by ScottP
Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:15 am
Forum: Fly Tying
Topic: Thumbing Through Some SBSs
Replies: 1615
Views: 190685

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Cap’s Hair-Wing (variation) https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48289617121_511394b9ed_c.jpg An Adams Hair Wing from Wisconsin tyer Ed Haaga. Used elk for the tail/body to keep flair to a minimum; also tied it a bit bushier than the original since most of the little blue lines I plan to fish are st...
by ScottP
Sat Jul 13, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: Fly Tying
Topic: Thumbing Through Some SBSs
Replies: 1615
Views: 190685

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Fox’s Henwing Bomber (variation) https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48275384496_de8a5e6f27_c.jpg A co-creation of Michigan tyers Don Fox and Jay Neve. A few minor changes to the original - tied in on a 2xl hook, swapped out the mink tail for moose body and added a rib to the body hackle for a litt...
by ScottP
Wed Jul 10, 2019 7:08 am
Forum: Fly Tying
Topic: Thumbing Through Some SBSs
Replies: 1615
Views: 190685

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Cramer Deer Hair Fly https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48248547056_64b6d18eee_c.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48248546966_6ee7f6c1bf_c.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48248546841_1cb6b2e79e_c.jpg A late 30’s-early-40’s creation of Paul Young. hook - Dai Riki 300 #10 thread - UTC...
by ScottP
Tue Jul 09, 2019 10:54 pm
Forum: Fly Tying
Topic: Thumbing Through Some SBSs
Replies: 1615
Views: 190685

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Lively’s Robber Fly https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48246101757_2c7246c487_c.jpg Chauncey Lively’s pattern from the 60’s, used to imitate a non-aquatic Diptera found on the Au Sable in Michigan. This one’s a bit rough around the edges (thinner mono next time); more interested in getting the seq...
by ScottP
Mon Jul 08, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: Fly Tying
Topic: Thumbing Through Some SBSs
Replies: 1615
Views: 190685

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Deschaine’s Caplis (variation) https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48233225641_3fba729453_c.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48233225401_fbd334a6b6_c.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48233225106_e821ce0553_c.jpg A Michigan pattern that reeks of Deet and woodsmoke (or maybe this versio...
by ScottP
Sun Jul 07, 2019 8:24 am
Forum: Fly Tying
Topic: Thumbing Through Some SBSs
Replies: 1615
Views: 190685

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Ruff’s Catfish Caddis https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48221052716_7f5c62d832_c.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48221101547_3bc72a5d46_c.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48221101392_ebc871d0c5_c.jpg (trimmed) https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48221100897_de4d1dded9_c.jpg https:/...
by ScottP
Sat Jul 06, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: Fly Tying
Topic: Thumbing Through Some SBSs
Replies: 1615
Views: 190685

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Betters’ Haystack https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48216910657_4081e17e92_c.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48216910537_c708c1236f_c.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48216865436_b5b65e3cc8_c.jpg Fran Betters precursor to the Comparadun and Sparkle Dun. hook - WFC Model 3 #12 threa...
by ScottP
Sat Jul 06, 2019 9:16 am
Forum: Fly Tying
Topic: Thumbing Through Some SBSs
Replies: 1615
Views: 190685

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Michigan Stone https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48212710692_e7cd65d1e1_c.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48212710582_ae965eacdf_c.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48212710432_1e488d847a_c.jpg A basic Fore-and-Aft with a wing; tied here as a Yellow Sally with an added egg sac. Here...
by ScottP
Thu Jul 04, 2019 10:31 pm
Forum: Fly Tying
Topic: Thumbing Through Some SBSs
Replies: 1615
Views: 190685

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Michigan Spundun Drake https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48201466371_43b4fd0329_c.jpg Merged a couple styles to see what happens. Went thru a few tying sequences and this seemed to work the best. Finally got the damn cast off and replaced it with a removable splint; even though it’s only the left...
by ScottP
Thu Jul 04, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Drake Time (literally)
Replies: 0
Views: 321

Drake Time (literally)

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48183157031_dfed8e997d_c.jpg They’re here. Back when the river held a decent amount of fish in the town section (early 90’s?), this would have been a big deal; still neat to see the bugs. Spinners were out this morning. One landed on me but didn’t have time to ge...
by ScottP
Wed Jul 03, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: Fly Tying
Topic: Thumbing Through Some SBSs
Replies: 1615
Views: 190685

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Tim’s Hopper (variation) https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48193182567_e8ff7d56e9_c.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48193182282_9fdb197e8a_c.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48193136946_467dcf5788_c.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48193136806_9df8242a53_c.jpg Tim Neal’s nea...