Double Duty

Discussion in 'Fly Tying' started by GAT, Nov 27, 2012.

  1. GAT

    GAT Dumbfounded

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    I tie this guy to represent two different bugs. A caddis emerger or a midge emerger. If you prescribe to the bubble theory for caddis emergers, the white head may be mistaken for a bubble. As a midge emerger, the white head alludes to the gills.

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    Richard Olmstead BigDog

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    Nice! What are the body and thorax materials?
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    GAT Dumbfounded

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    The body is Magic Dub from Hareline, the thorax is peacock herl and the hackle is partridge.
     
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    Ed Call Mumbling Moderator Staff Member

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    GAT, awesome candidate for a photo filled step by step! I like it.
     
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    Gene,

    Beautiful fly; nicely tied.


    Regards,
    Scott
     
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    Geez, it's too easy for a SBS. It's just a white bead head soft hackle tied with very small, buggy chenille that was first developed in Italy. I'm tying some now with a more of an medium olive body and a clear glass bead with a silver lining. In a size 18-20, they work to imitate BWO emergers during the winter months.
     

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