May Fly Salon - WEIRD SCIENCE

Discussion in 'Fly Tying' started by plaegreid, May 2, 2014.

  1. Jim Ficklin

    Jim Ficklin Genuine Montana Fossil

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    Woven-body Potts flies tied with horse tail.
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  2. Gary Knowels

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    Is your buddy a ginger? Because that would make a lot more sense for a shrimp pattern......
     
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  3. jersey

    jersey livin' the dream

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    That's OK, maybe not....
     
  4. Teenage Entomologist

    Teenage Entomologist Gotta love the pteronarcys.

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    Very weird indeed. Aren't there materials that can substitute for the 'hair'.
     
  5. Pat Lat

    Pat Lat Mad Flyentist

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    I can sell you a substitute, its almost the exact same material, slightly different shade.:)
     
  6. McNasty

    McNasty Canyon Lurker

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    this threads starting to worry me. . .
     
  7. Teenage Entomologist

    Teenage Entomologist Gotta love the pteronarcys.

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    I'm glad I'm not the only one.
     
  8. Jim Ficklin

    Jim Ficklin Genuine Montana Fossil

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    Methinks that jungle cock would be most appropriate in this pattern. I looked for some old patterns that I tied using Green Wing Macaw feathers, but I have neither those nor the bird to create more.
     
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  9. ComeOnSounders

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    Surprised no one has tied and posted a Vladi condom worm yet!
     
  10. plaegreid

    plaegreid Saved by the buoyancy of citrus

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    Only a week left to submit your pattern tied with FUNKY MATERIALS! Lets get freaky, people.
     
  11. plaegreid

    plaegreid Saved by the buoyancy of citrus

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    Alright nerds, if you've been holding back, now's the time to post your fly?

    WHO WILL WIN?

    WHO WILL CLAIM THE HONOR AND THE GLORY?
     
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  12. kelvin

    kelvin Active Member

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    well?
     
  13. plaegreid

    plaegreid Saved by the buoyancy of citrus

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    Alright, this was a tough decision, but I'm going to give the win to JohnK, for his Blood of Babybel. It's simple, sexy, looks fishy, and I've ne'er seen babybel at a fly shop. Please give him a round of internet applause and shower him with praise.

    Honorable mention goes to sopflyfisher for his Pubic Prawn. Had it been a pubic crab pattern, it may have taken the win.

    Thanks for playing, everyone, JohnK, you're up!
     
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  14. plaegreid

    plaegreid Saved by the buoyancy of citrus

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    JohnK, will you be posting a new salon topic? If not I'll give it to sopflyfisher; we gotta get this rolling.
     
  15. kelvin

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    JUNE?