Thoughts?

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  1. Beachmen

    Beachmen Active Member

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    was having a little fun at the vice and tied this. I like it and am going to tie it in a few different colors and smaller. what are your guys thoughts on the fly?
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  2. Bugsy

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    It's a great looking tie, and it looks like it would move nice in soft currents. But what really matters is that you like it. That's a starting point for a confidence pattern. Get it wet and let something grab it.
     
  3. Jamie Wilson

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    I think it looks good. Perhaps a bit overdressed - but I am no expert
    Different color combos should be interesting.
    All in all - I like it. The type or fly I like to tie
     
  4. Chris Johnson

    Chris Johnson Member: Native Fish Society

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    I like it alot, very well tied. What is the wing material, if you don't mind sharing?
     
  5. Beachmen

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    oh I have confidence in my fly tying. its what I do for a living. I just love showing flies and seeing what people think about them.
     
  6. Beachmen

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    not at all. the body is floss with 6/0 purple thread for a rib. the wing is just ringneck pheasant rump. and guinea for the tail and color.
     
  7. S Fontinalis

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    Looks good, and if you compare it against many other flies of the same style its far from overdressed...

    Nice fly.
     
  8. Jamie Wilson

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    Eunan - what do we call the style. Just curious??
     
  9. S Fontinalis

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    I guess every mans style is different. I wasn't making a dig at you directly, sorry if it came across that way.

    For me that fly is pretty simply dressed, and i guess i based that on the flies i usually tie,though it looks like it will move a lot of water with the collar and wing, as compared to a more willowy collar hackle.
     
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    You didn't come across as anything. I was wondering if there was a name associated with a style so I could check it out. Nothing more!!
     
  11. Beachmen

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    thanks for the thoughts guy. yeah its not really heavily dressed. I wont fish flies like that lol. I would cry if I lots some of he stuff I have seen S Fontinalis tie.
     
  12. zen leecher aka bill w

    zen leecher aka bill w born to work, forced to fish

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    Nice looking fly, nice balance and no bumps. I'd put that puppy in my fly box in a heart beat.
     
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  13. S Fontinalis

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    I cry every time I send one out in the mail!!
     
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    Sorry, meant "confidence" as in a reliable working pattern,...not about the assurance to tie well.
     
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    okay I got you now. sorry about that