October Fly Salon - Green Butt Skunk

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  1. floydiology

    floydiology board to the new

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    Since I am new to the Fly Salon, I'm glad the instructions were posted after the General Practitioner, otherwise we may have had an orphaned custom here at my expense.

    I ran a search to make sure that I don't repeat a theme. I know steelhead wet flies have already been done, but if we tighten our resolution, we can have a theme within a theme. So, I present this months Salon - Dan Callahan's Green Butt Skunk. I have seen hundreds of renditions of the theme and Joel La Follette has a display of them in his Royal Treatment Fly Shop. Some of them are out there and some adhere to tradition. It doesn't matter what your take of the theme is, as long as it looks like a Green Butt Skunk.

    I divide my time equally between tradition and innovation.
    Here are two version of mine.
    Pro Tube - GB Skunk
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    And something a bit more formal
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    Have fun
     
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  2. Irafly

    Irafly Indi "Ira" Jones

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    Three months of steelhead swinging patterns... Bummer! Time to tie my Greenbuttronomid!
     
  3. Chris Johnson

    Chris Johnson Member: Native Fish Society

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    Great choice, on of my favorite patterns.
     
  4. floydiology

    floydiology board to the new

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    who said it had to be a steelhead fly? It could be a green butt stonefly? anything goes. Saltwater fly? Green Butt Crab? Green Butt Bass Popper....you get my drift.
     
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    plaegreid Saved by the buoyancy of citrus

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    Green-Butt Puget. kind of a crummy photo, cuz the biots on top blend in with the partridge. Oh well.

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  6. David Dalan

    David Dalan 69°19'15.35" N 18°44'22.74" E

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    I give you the "Green Butt WTF." Flashy string leech FTW.

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    constructeur Active Member

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    Is that what happens when you leave a jar of Nutella in front of a spade fly?
     
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  8. David Dalan

    David Dalan 69°19'15.35" N 18°44'22.74" E

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    Shhhh....that was a secret :)
     
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    Withdrawing from salon.
     
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    Thomas Williams Habitual Line Stepper

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    Jack what program or app are you using to create that effect of your photo?
     
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    Thomas Williams Habitual Line Stepper

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    Jack Devlin Active Member

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    I know there has got to be a hook in there somewhere.
    Jack
     
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    David Dalan 69°19'15.35" N 18°44'22.74" E

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    Yep, its super stealth.
     
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    Look back through the fly swap galleries. I think we did a GBS swap a few years ago.