What's in your vise?

Kfish

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Lou,
I believe they may have changed the formula on the plastic or maybe they offer two different types?
The first ones I ordered were a very hard plastic, which I broke a few of.
I order some quite a bit later then the first batch and they were almost rubbery feeling and not hard plastic like the first batch.
SF
It does explain the difference in the packaging Brian. IMG_20191213_205602.jpg
 

ScottP

Active Member
Thunder and Lightning Dabbler (variant)









Since I hate tying floss bodies, and don’t tie them well, I cheated.


hook – WFC Model 6 #8
thread - Danville 6/0 black
tag - Danville Depth Ray fire orange
tail - bronze mallard
rib - small wire gold
body - tinsel holo black
body hackle - orange
collar hackle - hen grizzly dyed Silver Doctor Blue (2 packs Koolaid Ice Blue Raspberry/1 cup water)
cloak - bronze mallard


Regards,
Scott
 

Riogrande King

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From the vise of “Buz” Buszek, Visalia, California. Howell’s Mayfly Nymph, Blue Dun

Hook: Standard dry. Pictured is a Mustad 94840 size 16.
Tail: Blue dun hackle fibers
Body: Peacock eye quill, stripped and varnished
Thorax: Blue dun hackle wrapped tightly then clipped to form a rounded thorax. Leave a few hackle barbules extended out from each side for legs

Note that the hackle is dyed. Back in the day nobody would have used a precious natural dun hackle on a nymph.

Howell's mayfly nymph - 1.jpg
 

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