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    Goo sander or merganser ?

    These were on our river yesterday. As far as I know they are an invasive species as we never used to have them . If they can be called an invasive species ,which authority should be notified .
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    Another small double

    Dunkeld sort of colours . Head could have been smaller but couldn’t find my spool of red sheer.
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    Crathie ?

    I think this is close to the fly designed by Tom Saville .
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    Another boring double

    Sorry to be a bore but as I’m in the double mood I’ll post them in the absence of any other flys . Everyone must be fishing . I like purple in a fly.
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    Small double

    A hint of purple in this one.
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    A few doubles

    Just a bit of tinkering last evening.
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    Hair wing blue charm ?

    with a lighter blue as advised.
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    First Sand Martin’s

    Walking our local river Otter I had a real mixture of bird sightings. First off was a Merganser working the tail of a pool . They are not indigenous but appeared a couple of years ago . Then when watching a favourite pool for signs of rising trout a cormorant popped up . Feeling really p....d...
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    I think this Warren Duncan fly from the Miramichi is worth a try over here .
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    Two small hair wings

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    Hair wing mallard and claret?

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    Blue charm double

    First feather wing for a long while.
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    Hair wing blue charm

    Tied on an Ahrex Progressive Double .
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    A couple of crathies

    First go at these . Hopefully to be used on the Dee in June.
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    Teal blue and silver.

    Inspired by JS and his feather winding this is my favourite version of an old classic. Probably more a sea trout fly but likely to catch a salmon.
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    Wilkinson group shot.

    Two on copper and two on aluminium. I need to work on the heads to make them a more consistent shape.
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    Simple black and silver tube.

    One for salmon or sea trout.
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    Some for the sea trout season

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    Black and yellow tube

    Chartreuse holo body and black squirrel over wing . Tied for next spring?
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    Willie Gunn single