April fly salon

Discussion in 'Fly Tying' started by Travis Bille, Apr 4, 2014.

  1. Okay, since I was somewhat unofficially declared winner of the march salon, I'm starting April.

    Since fly salon interest appears to be waning, I'm going to do a fly that us compulsive tiers can tie in our sleep, and that beginners can do as well.

    The woolly bugger. Tie a fun one.

    As added incentive, I will send the winner a half dozen of my entry.


    This is the latest fly I have been tying for use on my local brackish lagoons. The body is hot orange UV polar chenille. It has earned me one giant hit in Big lagoon, which is really a victory considering how difficult this body of water is to fish
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  2. Ok, I'm on this one!
  3. Articulated, cone headed, rubber legged woolly buggers, for your viewing pleasure.
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  4. Hey Travis, will you still send some flies if I'm the only one who enters? :)
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  5. Indeed I will. Yours are pretty sweet though, mine will probably be a let down!
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  6. My claim to fame, The Original Pumpkinhead

  7. Everyone should have several of John`s Pumpkinhead in their stillwater box .
  8. Too quiet in here, have a foamback bugger. Throw it on a sink-tip and it'll bounce around, much like those foam dragonfly nymphs. But it's a wooly bugger. And it's pink.
    Foamback bugger.jpg
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  9. Come on guys, shit clock's ticking for the salon!

    Remember, there is a PRIZE!
  10. Tied these up this month... Only the crawdad has brought fish to hand.. One bass and counting....
    1. worm
    2. frog
    3. crawdad
    4. minow
    5. carp candy 10171290_10202975659026933_1716290975528268540_n.jpg 10246482_10202975659306940_7523478032478514394_n.jpg
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  11. I like those! Very creative tying!
  12. bleeding bugger.jpg Bugger.jpg
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  13. Attached Files:

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  14. Ok, I'm in, what do I do? Rules/regulations?
  15. And then I realized we're in May... geez, life. So where can I read what a "fly Salon" is all about anyway?
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  16. thank you sir
  17. who won?
  18. I've gotta give this one to plaegried.

    Pm me your address

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