SRC patterns

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  1. jfh9

    jfh9 Member

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    Could somebody recommend acouple of good src patters that are reliable and easy to tie?
     
  2. D3Smartie

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    take some crystal flash.... tie it on a size 4 hook with a silver body. And maybe add a dark wing...
    anything flashy will work. Or just go with a clouser.
     
  3. Jeremy Husby

    Jeremy Husby Is there a Vahalla for fishermen?

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    Reversed K. Spider
     
  4. davpot

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    ;) Try an Orange Dee fly with white wings. Body hackle specklish grey or brown, size 6. Vicious takes :eek: :eek:
     
  5. Shane Stewart

    Shane Stewart Friend of Wild Fish

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    You can substitute the Lady Amherst with mallard flank
     

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  6. Jeremy Husby

    Jeremy Husby Is there a Vahalla for fishermen?

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    Wow, that looks like a killer.
     
  7. Willie Bodger

    Willie Bodger Still, nothing clever to say...

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    So, when tying a spider like that, do you just wrap the hackle and then finish behind ti to pull it forward, or do you take the hackle off of the quill and tie it forward like you would hair? Thx for the help. And, I've been having trouble finding a recipe for the Orange Dee, what is it?
     
  8. Preston

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    If you'll do a search on the Reversed Spider you should find one thread in which I did my best to describe how it's tied. Basically, the hackle is the first thing to be tied on. Tie it in by the tip right behind the eye and wind back along the shank of the hook, one turn behind the last, stroking the fibers forward to form a cone. When the hackle and tail are in place tie the chenille in and wind it forward over the butts of the hackle then back to a point just in front of the tail and whip finish. if I have the time today I'll try to take some pictures.
     
  9. Preston

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    Okay, I'm going to try to post some step-by-step pictures of tying the Reversed Spider.
     
  10. Jeremy Husby

    Jeremy Husby Is there a Vahalla for fishermen?

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    Great Job Preston. . .That should answer allot of questions. . .
     
  11. Ron Eagle Elk

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    Preston,

    Thanks for posting that sequence of shots. My reverse spiders seem to work well on the Sea Runs but lacked the tapered body. Now I know why.

    REE
     
  12. Willie Bodger

    Willie Bodger Still, nothing clever to say...

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    Cool, that makes sense, nice pics. Next, what is an Orange Dee? I've seen references to it, but no good pics. Is it just an orange body (dubbing or chenille), palmered hackle (thru the body) and a white hair wing?
     
  13. gigharborflyfisher

    gigharborflyfisher Native Trout Hunter

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    A brown and white marabou clouser would be my top suggestion. I have yet to see any reason to use anything else.

    Here is a link to this fly http://members.aol.com/gigharborflyfish/public_html/flies.html

    Keep the white marabou sparse, and keep the marabou short, I always use a size 8 hook, and prefer a gamakatsu bone fish hooks.
     
  14. marcopolo

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    I have had great luck with black clousers in the South Sound in the past couple of months. Completely black body with a generous amount of gold flash and yellow eyes.
     
  15. hikepat

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    I have found in past years the same thing that black seems to be the color this time of year though I have no idea why. About the end of April black rarely will take a fish for me.