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Muddled Golden Invicta (variation)







Notional.

hook - WFC Model 3 #10
thread - Uni 6/0 black
tag - Orvis Saltwater fluoro orange/resin
rib - small wire gold
body - Ice Dub golden brown
body hackle - furnace
1st shoulder - golden pheasant body feather yellow
2nd shoulder - pheasant rump dyed Silver Doctor Blue (2 packs Koolaid Ice Blue Raspberry/1 cup water)
collar/head - deer hair

Regards,
Scott
I wondered about the blue hackle and at first thought it might be peacock breast: nope, another fascinating dye job!
 

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Hare’s Ear Crippler (variation)







Trying out the blue pheasant rump in a few places.

hook - WFC Model 3 #10
thread - Uni 8/0 black
tag - medium tinsel opal
rib - small wire gold
body - Ice Dub hare’s eat
body hackle - ginger
1st shoulder - golden pheasant body feather red
2nd shoulder - pheasant rump dyed Silver Doctor Blue (2 packs Koolaid Ice Blue Raspberry/1 cup water)

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Scott
 

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Flossy Muddler







Playing around with different body materials and a neat way to shape the head.

hook - WFC Model 3 #10
thread - Uni 6/0 black
tail - yarn chartreuse
rib - small wire silver
body - floss (Oral B used here but any tape-like brand works)
body hackle - grizzly
shoulder - hen badger
collar/head - deer hair

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Scott
 

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Foam Backed Viz-a-Dun







The foam adds a bit of buoyancy to John Barr’s fly.

hook - WFC Model 3 #10
thread - Uni 6/0 black
tail - elk hair
rib - tying thread
body - Ice Dub tan
wing - Congo Hair white
hackle - grizzly/ginger
head/overbody - 1mm foam tan

Used a brown version here



To catch a few of these



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Scott
 

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AFM







Lately, the cutts in the little blue lines have preferred something more subdued like this.

hook - WFC Model 3 #10
thread - Uni 6/0 tan
tail - yarn flame
rib - medium tinsel opal
body - Ice Dub hare’s ear gray
1st shoulder - golden pheasant body feather red
2nd shoulder - pheasant rump
collar/head - deer hair

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Scott
 

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Muddled Hedgehog







Used Davie McPhail’s fly as inspiration. Subbed pheasant rump for the pt legs since I don’t have any an wasn’t in the mood to knot some up; the Muddler head just because.

hook - WFC Model 3 #10
thread - Uni 6/0 black
body - Ice Dub hot orange
wing(s) - elk hair dyed orange
shoulder - pheasant rump dyed black
collar/head - deer hair dyed black

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Scott
 

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Leggy Hedgehog







Tried dubbing, hackle and plain thread for the head, none of which gave me the look I wanted; found the aftershaft sifting through the waste bag on the vise.

hook - WFC Model 3 #10
thread - Uni 8/0 fire orange/black
body - Ice Dub hot orange
wing(s) - elk hair dyed orange
shoulder - golden pheasant tippet
head - pheasant aftershaft dyed black

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Scott
 

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Mason’s Mighty Mayfly (variation)







Original has a poly downwing but I prefer the upright position for better visibility. Tied here as a washed out Adams; change color/size to suit your needs.

hook - WFC Model 3 #12
thread - Uni 8/0 tan
shuck - Congo Hair shiner tan
tail - grizzly
body - biot tan
pfd - 2mm foam tan
wing - Congo Hair white
hackle - grizzly/light ginger

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Scott
 

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East Slope Muddler







Main ingredients were harvested there and that’s where I’ll fish it, primarily.

hook - WFC Model 3 #10
thread - Uni 6/0 tan
tail - sharptail marabou
1st rib - medium tinsel opal
2nd rib - small wire silver
body - Ice Dub hare’s ear
body hackle - ginger
shoulder - sharptail
collar/head - pronghorn

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Scott
 

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East Slope Muddler II







A passable spruce moth.

hook - WFC Model 3 #12
thread - Uni 6/0 tan
shuck - mini flat braid root beer (unraveled)
rib - Krystal Flash root beer
body - hare’s ear bleached
underwing - Congo Hair shiner tan
shoulder - sharptail
collar/head - pronghorn

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Scott
 

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Leggy Pennell Muddler







Notional

hook - WFC Model 3 #10
thread - Uni 8/0 black
tag - medium tinsel silver
tail - golden pheasant tippet
rib - small wire silver
body - Ice Dub peacock black
body hackle - black
shoulder - Amherst pheasant tippet
collar/head - pronghorn white

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Scott
 

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Claret Muddler







hook - WFC Model 3 #10
thread - Uni 8/0 black
tail - golden pheasant tippet
rib - small wire gold
body - dubbing claret
body hackle - grizzly dyed claret (1 TBS Rit Wine/1 cup water)
shoulder - golden pheasant body feather red
collar/head - deer hair dyed claret

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Scott
 

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Leggy Claret Bumble







Notional.

hook - WFC Model 6 #10
thread - Danville 6/0 wine
tag - tinsel gold
rib - small wire gold
body - dubbing claret heather
body hackle - grizzly dyed claret (1 TBS Rit Wine/1 cup water)
shoulder - golden pheasant tippet dyed orange (1 TBS Rit Sunshine Orange/1 cup water)
collar - hen grizzly dyed Silver Doctor Blue (2 packs Koolaid Ice Blue Raspberry/1 cup water)

Regards,
Scott
 

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Muddled Swamp Donkey







A few changes to Rob Denson’s wet fly, in addition to the deer hair head.

hook - WFC Model 6 #10
thread - Uni 6/0 black
tail - woodduck flank
rib - small wire gold
body - hare’s ear/squirrel
body hackle - grizzly dyed golden brown (3/4 Tsp Rit Golden Yellow, 1/4 Tsp Rit Camel, 1/8 Tsp Rit Sunshine Orange/2 cups water)
shoulder - woodduck flank
collar/head - deer hair

Regards,
Scott
 

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Jacklin’s Spruce Moth (variation)







A few additions to the original.

hook - WFC Model 3 #10
thread - Semperfli 8/0 tan
tail - deer hair butts
rib - xsmall wire gold
body - Ice Dub hare’s ear
body hackle - ginger
underwing - Congo Hair shiner tan
shoulder - bleached pheasant rump
wing/head - deer hair

Regards,
Scott
 
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