video - Swamp Thing

Discussion in 'Fly Tying Step by Step / Video' started by Hans Weilenmann, Mar 6, 2013.

  1. Hans Weilenmann Active Member

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    Swamp Thing
    Hook: Partridge Stronghold #10
    Thread: Benecchi 12/0, tobacco
    Claws: Hen pheasant flight quill segments
    Body: Fox squirrel (or hare's ear)
    Shell pads: Eel skin, dried (alternatives: turkey quill segments, coated, or Thin Skin)
    Legs: Brown partridge barbs
    Tail: Brown partridge barbs

    Video here - please view in HD, if able:



    Cheers,
    Hans W
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  2. Richard Olmstead BigDog

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    Okay, I'll bite. What on earth is this supposed to imitate?
    Dick
  3. McNasty Canyon Lurker

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    looks like a good crawfish. bet a carp would like that.
  4. GAT Active Member

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    I was also thinking crawdad.... but kind'a small.
  5. riseform Active Member

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    I wondered the same thing... first 18 seconds of video tells us fresh and salt water shrimp pattern
  6. GAT Active Member

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    Well.... I guess I should have watched the video...:rolleyes: