Anybody got a killer Stickleback pattern they want to share?

Discussion in 'Fly Tying' started by Jim Wallace, Jan 9, 2013.

  1. Jack Devlin

    Jack Devlin Active Member

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    You may be right. I just can't remember. I'm hoping Mark Mercer takes a look - he'll know.
    Jack
     
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    Bert Registered Potamophile

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    Mottled turkey quill.
     
  3. Mark Mercer

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    Good call Pat.... Mottled Peacock Secondary Wing Quills. I think the Rolled Muddler would be hard to beat as a pattern. As hard as GP tail is to work with, it would look really cool, hummmm....Jack, I think you ought to tie one up and show us.

     
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    Bert,
    At first I thought the same thing especially as I had the feathers mixed in with a bunch of definite turkey feathers. I knew they were something a bit more "exotic" though.
    Thanks for your reply.
    Jack
     
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    Thanks Mark. I was hoping you would see them.
    I'm going to try the peacock and the GP and tie up a few.
    Jack
     
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    Jack, Great! Don't forget to show us the results.
     
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    correct
     
  8. Jack Devlin

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    Here is a comparison photo: Known Turkey on the left, feather-in-question on the right.
    Similar for sure but I now am positive is peacock..
    ????????
    Jack DSC00875.JPG
     
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    Oy! Before I saw your picture I would have bet the farm but now I am convinced that you, Pat, and Mark are correct.
     
  10. Jack Devlin

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    Bert,
    Definitely Peacock. Don't tell Mark ;) but I went on Lamplight Feathers website and looked at their peacock to confirm.
    Jack