GitD Chenille

Discussion in 'Fly Tying' started by plaegreid, Oct 4, 2013.

  1. plaegreid

    plaegreid Saved by the buoyancy of citrus

    Glow in the Dark chenille, man. Does anyone know of a fly shop locally that stocks this stuff? GHFS doesn't have it on their website that I could find, and I'm not sure anyone else (local) has a functioning online store. Trying to keep my monies in-state, naw'm sayin?
     
  2. Jeff Dodd

    Jeff Dodd Active Member

    That would be cool but had not dawned on me to look for it. The two local online fly shop stores I checked did not have it. Waters west has GITD flashabou but no chenielle. Pacific Fly Fishers was the other I checked.

    Might be worth a call to a shop.
     
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  3. plaegreid

    plaegreid Saved by the buoyancy of citrus

    Yeah, it doesn't seem to be a common item, but I think it would make some neat flies. I'll get on the horn here and make some calls. Thanks for looking!
     
  4. Stonefish

    Stonefish Triploid, Humpy & Seaplane Hater

    Gear shops sell glow in the dark yarn. I've used in place of chenille for bodies on Woolley Buggers etc.
    SF
     
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  5. plaegreid

    plaegreid Saved by the buoyancy of citrus


    That is an option I will definitely consider, thanks Stonefish!
     
  6. Bert

    Bert Registered Potamophile

    Riffing on Jeff's idea, just make a quick chenille with a dubbing loop and GITD whatever. (Flashabou, yarn, etc.)
     
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  7. plaegreid

    plaegreid Saved by the buoyancy of citrus


    That idea ain't half bad either! I need to learn to think outside of the box.
     

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