Richard Torres - Copper Fish Hawk


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    Richard Torres - Copper Fish Hawk

    Richard Torres - Copper Fish Hawk

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    1. Ned Wright

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      Registered: October 2005
      Location: Tenino, WA
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      Date: 3-6-09
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    Ned Wright
    I need to appologize to Richard for this photo. This just happened to be the one that he labeled for me to send back to him, but I didn't see it until I had already send out the flies. The wings on the rest were much better.

    My bad
    #1 3-6-09 3:12am

    Richard Torres

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    I'm sorry Ned, but i'm going to have to report this photo to the admin. for being such a "poorly tied" fly.

    All joking aside, it was one of the flies I tied in haste, which was the reason I wrote on the tag to send it back.

    It's all yours now Ned!! LOL

    It's actually an easy fly to tie.

    Here are the ingredients:
    Hook: 2-3XL wet fly, sz 10-6
    Thread: Black or brown 6/0
    Tail: Brown mottled turkey section
    Body: Flat gold tinsel (didn't have gold so I used copper which I think looks better)
    Rib: Gold wire, wrapped opposite direction of tinsel (optional) (again I used copper wire instead)
    Hackle: Brown, tied wet style
    Wing: Brown mottled turkey tail sections, on edge over body

    #2 3-6-09 4:38am

    Rob Ast
    Richard, I love the way this fly looks. Cant wait to fish it. I might tie it on a salt water hook for cutts and rezzies.
    #3 3-6-09 5:16am

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