Black Heron (low water) AJ 1.5

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  1. Mark Mercer

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    Haven't tied any of these for a few years..... thought I'd give it try. DSCN2009.JPG DSCN2006.JPG
     
  2. McNasty

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    wow, ive yet to even begin tying stuff like this but i must say that is absolutely beautiful. very nice!
     
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    Good job Mark, very nice!
     
  4. Mark Mercer

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    Thanks guy's, I haven't tied these in awhile but still think they're awesome flies.
     
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    Lovely fly Mark
     
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    beauty there Mark. You use Blue eared??
     
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    Thanks everyone for the nice comments.

    Eunan, yes BEP, I've never found anything that looked as good, and I tried a lot of different hackles, even tried splitting goose and turkey. Have you read John Shewey's Spey Flies and Dee Flies? It's a great book on the subject and some beautiful patterns, also a lot about there history.
     

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