First flat wings

Discussion in 'Fly Tying' started by Tony Polizzi, Aug 24, 2013.

  1. Tony Polizzi

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    Nice Cutthroat, Tony.
    Don't be concerned about short strikes with flat wings. SSP (short strike paranoia) is quite common in our area. Don't think about it. Today, for example, I fished flatwings for cutts. I had three strikes and landed three fish. I can assure you, not one of those sculpins short struck.:)
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    Yes, the DRQ is a fly I would fish! Sorry to keep this thread off track, but get this.... I WAS the PT Rhody King! Haha

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    Well, junior rhody king anyway.

    Thanks Tony for the link
     
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    All hail King Dodd!:)
    What a great photo ,1978?
     
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    That is about right. You're good.

    Maybe see you on a beach over there this fall Tony. Fishing that flatwing! I am tying one tonight.
     
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    Let me know Jeff it would be great to fish a beach with you I was over on Whidbey in 78. If were lucky Jack will be around. Are you using real jungle chock eyes? I picked up the fake ones, but think Its time to pay for a partial cape
     
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    Sounds good. I'll use plastic JK eyes on this first fly. My jungle cock supply is small.

    I need to get over fairly soon. Bob Triggs is kind enough to store my lost/found stripping basket. I owe him and also hope to fit in a spey casting lesson! Maybe mid to late September?
     
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