and it shall be named

Discussion in 'Fly Tying' started by Beachmen, Jan 3, 2014.

  1. Beachmen Active Member

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    And it shall be named.. the Split Wing Butterfly. just having some fun at the vice. everyone else seems to love it and a few people even want some. going to test it next summer for steelhead in purple/black, KFB/black, white/black, and this. 1505072_654674207929731_1797365292_n.jpg
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  2. Matthew LeBret Active Member

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    Stunning.....
    Man that will fish!!!!!
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  3. GAT Active Member

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    I don't know if it will catch fish but it sure is a beautiful pattern... the name is fitting.
  4. Rob Ast Active Member

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    Is the wing dyed Amherst?
  5. psycho Active Member

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    Sort of says Swallowtail Butterfly to me.
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  6. Beachmen Active Member

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    Yes it is
  7. Beachmen Active Member

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    yes rob it is Amherst
  8. Flyfisher007 New Member

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  9. Jim Darden Active Member

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    make no mistake, that will be your best pattern next year!!!
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  10. tinman207 Active Member

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  11. Beachmen Active Member

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    The black purple one I tied is killer
  12. plaegreid Saved by the buoyancy of citrus

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    I would be interested in seeing that version if you have time to post a picture!
  13. Beachmen Active Member

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    I will post it this weekend
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