Summer on the Yak

Discussion in 'Fly Tying' started by Big E, Feb 18, 2013.

  1. Pat Lat

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    I like my terrestrials with a dropper so heres a couple simple ones, purple beetles and UV spiders IMG_5154.JPG IMG_5159.JPG
     
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    whats the back on the beetles
     
  3. Pat Lat

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    hanked lite brite over foam coated with liquid fusion
     
  4. Hans Weilenmann

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    Interesting spiders, Pat. Has some promise :cool:

    Cheers,
    Hans W
     
  5. They look nice.

    Remember hopper dropper hopper hopper dropper is the next level guide ish
     
  6. Derek Young

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    Remember hopper dropper hopper hopper dropper is the next level guide ish[/quote]
     
  7. Patrick Gould

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    THAT made me smile.
     
  8. Derek Young

    Derek Young Emerging Rivers Guide Services

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    Pat, that reminds me of the "Hippy Hopper" that I tied for the last foam-fly swap..tie-dyed foam and rubber legs...
     
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    wow pat, those beetles and spiders are rad. i'd love an SBS on the spider:)
     
  10. Pat Lat

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    Hook-#12 glo bug
    callibaetis uv ice dub
    stack the moose mane and clip of just the skinny part

    tie them to the hook in this order
    foam-dubbing-foam-hackle-moose mane-whip finish--brown marker for the stripe--super glue to kink the legs.
    Have fun with it, use different colors and shapes. they look so buggy I dont think that matters that much, but they sure look cool.

    As for the other patterns I will be using on the yakima , I want to think outside of the norm and try to stumble upon something great. So if I fish the lower canyon much I think I will try some mice this summer. Also, I have a snake pattern snake pattern might find its way to the end of my line. This of course will probably only happen when the usual dry flies arent producing
     
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    iv'e been hatching some plans to try for some big cutthroat on mice this year. ive tied a couple up and they look even better than the one store bought one i got.
     
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    Cutties will eat mice... ;)
     

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    Cool idea with the grizzly tail
     
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    Derek, you just made my night. iv'e been dreamin of big cutties and mice lately after watching Eastern Rises. the hemorrhoidol mouse looks like a good one.
     
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