Marabou Strung Blood Quills

Discussion in 'Fly Tying' started by tahuyamg, Dec 29, 2007.

  1. Daryle Holmstrom

    Daryle Holmstrom retiredfishak

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    OK, now I see, was thinking the feather would twist all around, You just made a great toot for the dumb swede. Thanks,

    Daryle
     
  2. TallFlyGuy

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    Jared, Thanks Man.... Glad I could show you something new. It is much easier than rabbit!

    No Prob Daryle. Pictures make it so much easier to learn from..at least for me.
     
  3. riseform

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    I like how those pictures demonstrate the different quality of marabou feathers you get on a string. The second piece (pink one) has a nice thin stem that I'd gladly just wrap, but the first piece (blue) has a useless thick stem that makes it a horrible feather to wrap. Your technique enables the use of a feather I'd otherwise discard to the bottom of the bag. Nice.
     
  4. slippery_whippet

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    Justin, Hey thank you a whole bunch for taking the time to post these pictures. I am so psych'ed to give this a try. This is way better info than what rock to stand on and which direction to cast etc. I think these types of flies might even work in ALL north sound S-rivers! :p
     
  5. Big Tuna

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    Thanks for taking the time to show us the step-by-step. That's very helpful.
     
  6. Brian P

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    Yes, I have to agree, the best idea I have heard. Great pictures and instructions!!

    Brian
     
  7. tahuyamg

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    Sorry I forgot I even started this post. Thanks so much for sharing I just got down to reading it. Way cool technique! Never thought asking such a simple question would recieve such good info! Once again thanks!!!
     
  8. Eric Tarcha

    Eric Tarcha gear whore

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    i just wanted to bump this thread again for people who have not seen it. this is a great technique, with awesome pics and instructions!
     
  9. Dick Warnke

    Dick Warnke was Pram-Man

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    This is the first I've seen this thread...GREAT INFO!! I can can think of a lot of possibilities with this technique. Thanks for sharing. :thumb:
     
  10. TallFlyGuy

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    Another fly using the same technique(s)

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  11. Gray Ghost

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    TallFlyGuy, very informitive tip on the dubbed loop palmering technique. I was just thinking of a technique along the same lines to shorten long barbelled marabou for palmering. This is it, thank you very much for showing.
     
  12. Ryan Buccola

    Ryan Buccola I ain't broke but brother I am badly bent

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    sweet job!