Chironomid & scud swap 2004

 


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    1. Kent Lufkin

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    gotchasr
    This one is mine. I call it the monomid. Photographs don't really do it justice. The mono thread gives it a holographic look that nothing else can quite duplicate. At one angle it looks red and another it looks green.


    Hook: TMC 200
    Head: Brass bead
    Thread: Black 8/0
    Underbody: Black Thread
    Body: Pearl Flashabou
    Overbody: Fine red mono thread
    Thorax: Peacock herl
    #1 4-8-04 9:26pm

    2 Much Fishin
    Your fly is awesome! This is one of the best looking chironomid patterns I have seen. I just have a couple questions. What is mono thread and can you pick it up anywhere? Also it sounds like it is just wound over a black base of thread. Thanks for sharing such an awesome pattern!
    #2 4-13-04 4:56pm

    gotchasr
    Thanks. Mono thread is just monofilament line, wrapped on a thread spool. The red stuff is hard to find. I got mine at Kauffman's some time ago, but I'm not sure if they still carry it. I'm sure you can find it online if you do a search. If that doesn't work, send me a PM. I might be able to help you out.
    #3 4-14-04 7:59pm


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