video - Serendipity Variant

Discussion in 'Fly Tying Step by Step / Video' started by Hans Weilenmann, Feb 25, 2013.

  1. Hans Weilenmann

    Hans Weilenmann Active Member

    The Serendipity style of fly has worked its magic on many streams around the world. Here is my Variant on the Ross Maragold pattern.

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    Serendipity Variant
    Hook: Scud hook #16
    Thread: Benecchi 12/0, tobacco
    Body: Z-lon, olive - twisted into a cord
    Head: Deer hair

    Video here - please view in HD, if able:



    Cheers,
    Hans W
     
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  2. BikerBilly

    BikerBilly New Member

    Hans
    Thanks for posting all of these video. I enjoy watching them and plan on tying many of them!
    Billy
     
  3. Chris Johnson

    Chris Johnson Member: Native Fish Society

    Thank you Hans, we are fortunate to have you and many other accomplished tiers on this board.
     
  4. Eyejuggler

    Eyejuggler Beech Nut

    Funny, was tying some of these last night as an intro (for me) to hair spinning. I love your spartan use that makes it looks absolutely stunning!
     
  5. Hans Weilenmann

    Hans Weilenmann Active Member

    Thanks :cool:

    By using the correct hair, and knowing when to apply tension, working with deer hair - be it spinning or stacking - is a lot of fun as well as producing some good effective patterns.

    Cheers,
    Hans W
     
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