August Fly Salon - Low Water Steelhead patterns

Discussion in 'Fly Tying' started by Chris Bellows, Aug 1, 2013.

  1. SaltyCutt

    SaltyCutt Beach Bum

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    Those are awesome flies Leland, I saw them in that magazine a couple years ago and the image always stuck with me, but I wasn't swinging for steelhead at that time.... didn't realize they were yours either.

    When you posted a shot of the fly in another post, I got all excited again and tied three versions up, but didn't recognize the hook, so they're on Gami #2 Octopus hooks. I'm picking up Drop shot hooks tomorrow. Thanks for posting, they are awesome.

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  2. plaegreid

    plaegreid Saved by the buoyancy of citrus

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    Here is a little tiny green butt whatever!
     

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    plaegreid Saved by the buoyancy of citrus

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    And an orange whosit!

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  4. Thomas Mitchell

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    I tie and fish a lot of this stuff...

    Coachman Spider:

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    Green-butt 'Spader'
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    PT 'Spader'
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    Steelhead Softhackles
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  5. miyawaki

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    The only other fly I fish is this one I learned from my friend Juro Mukai. I named it the Creeper. It looks best wet

    Leland.
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  7. plaegreid

    plaegreid Saved by the buoyancy of citrus

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    Is it a faux pas to wait with baited breath on a fly fishing forum?
     
  8. Chris Bellows

    Chris Bellows Your Preferred WFF Poster

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    sorry about the delay... the winner is Jack's burlap.

    good job to everyone who posted their great flies.
     
  9. Chris Bellows

    Chris Bellows Your Preferred WFF Poster

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    i chose the burlap because it reminds me so much of a fly i landed two fish on the one and only time i fished the north fork of the stilly and it was an exceptional tie and photo.
     
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    Not sure, I just figured it was a long weekend so I'd bump the thread so Chris would make a call and we can get rollin' on tying into September...

    Nice work Jack!
     
  11. Jack Devlin

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    Give me a day to think about the September Fly Salon subject.
    Thanks,
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    Not to hijack, but I bet this would make an awesome estuary chum fly! I'll be tying some up for next month! Thanks Leland!
     
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    How did you get the floating look on this fly for the picture? Picture looks great.
     
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    I didn't take the photo. A professional photographer took them and I wasn't with him when he shot it but I am sure he mounted it on a small plexi post just as flies are mounted on plates and shadow boxes.

    Leland.
     
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