POLL: Tie of the Month - October 2020: What does your willie look like?

Who tied your favourite fly

  • Ryan Houston

    Votes: 5 6.2%
  • Stephenb91

    Votes: 1 1.2%
  • SpectrumShrimp

    Votes: 13 16.0%
  • Tailfire

    Votes: 4 4.9%
  • onelastcast

    Votes: 3 3.7%
  • SalmoSam84

    Votes: 1 1.2%
  • johnboysflys

    Votes: 5 6.2%
  • rotenone

    Votes: 3 3.7%
  • Clydebuilt

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • mcandy

    Votes: 5 6.2%
  • nigel passmore

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • SnapT14

    Votes: 6 7.4%
  • iainmortimer

    Votes: 3 3.7%
  • nwsalar

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • doublehooked

    Votes: 1 1.2%
  • DrPatrickT

    Votes: 5 6.2%
  • nickolas

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Greys007

    Votes: 3 3.7%
  • PerryPoker

    Votes: 1 1.2%
  • TayRaider

    Votes: 1 1.2%
  • Boogie

    Votes: 1 1.2%
  • willmorris

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Woodsy

    Votes: 1 1.2%
  • tonymccann99

    Votes: 1 1.2%
  • Grassy_Knollington

    Votes: 1 1.2%
  • Andrzej

    Votes: 4 4.9%
  • JockieScott

    Votes: 8 9.9%
  • billy fish

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • logan houston

    Votes: 3 3.7%
  • Wormo

    Votes: 2 2.5%

  • Total voters
    81
  • Poll closed .

DrPatrickT

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Well done Spectrum Shrimp - a beautifully tied fly. As ever, Jockiescott delivers - and we know he’s defined a Willie Gunn style on a fly that we’ve all tried to copy. And finally SnapT - storming through the ranks after claiming he’s a bit rusty!! Must have kept himself covered in WD40 all that time as not a speck of rust on his tying 👍👍👍

well done everyone else - some belters on show. Thanks again to Iain for running the show, it’s effort freely given to the forum - so really appreciate it Iain 👍
 

Spectrum shrimp

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When I started this months competition I thought it would be a really tough one to decide both when deciding on a pattern and on deciding where to place my single vote. As it happens I was right for myself but whether that applied to everyone I will never know. What is clear though is that despite the usual extremely high standard of tying, the voters knew exactly what they consider to be a great willie with clear stand out positions as follows:

1st place standing well out on its own with 13 votes and 10 points: Spectrum Shrimp. A really neat fly with perfect balance of colour.

2nd placewith 8 votes, earning 8 points went to Jockie Scott. As ever a perfect demonstration of the soft hackling we have come to envy him for.

3rd place with 6 votes, earning 7 points went to SnapT14 with one of those slightly understated versions that you just know will take fish everywhere.


This competition easily achieved everything I hoped for in presenting a brilliant catalogue of Willie Gunn's in all their guises that I hope will be a great resource for years to come. Thanks again to everyone who makes the competition such a great event by submitting flies every month in the knowledge that other than an accolade they will get bugger all else!!!! :rolleyes:
Thanks to everyone who voted. There was some stiff competition and lovely flies produced. My first time entering the TOTM competition delighted to be part of it thanks again. Aodhan
 

Spectrum shrimp

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Well done Spectrum Shrimp - a beautifully tied fly. As ever, Jockiescott delivers - and we know he’s defined a Willie Gunn style on a fly that we’ve all tried to copy. And finally SnapT - storming through the ranks after claiming he’s a bit rusty!! Must have kept himself covered in WD40 all that time as not a speck of rust on his tying 👍👍👍

well done everyone else - some belters on show. Thanks again to Iain for running the show, it’s effort freely given to the forum - so really appreciate it Iain 👍
Thanks very much DrPatrick appreciate your kind words there was some lovely flies on show. And well done to Iain for running TOTM really well organised 👍
 

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Well done everyone, a comp that seems to improve monthly. Flies and cameras certainly aren't going backwards.

Looking forward to next year already......

Thanks more so to Iain, time and dedication to running it so smoothly deserves huge credit


All the best to you all for Christmas and the New Year......
 

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Very well done, excellent flies from Spectrum Shrimp, Jockiescott and SnapT14 (y) Thanks for Iain for this very interesting theme, glad that so many folks presented their flies, it was really hard to choose just one of them :)
 

Lamson v10

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Well done to everyone who entered you lad's really turned up the gas on this one
with some truly fantastic fly's on show 👏👏👏 thank god I didn't enter
A big Thank's to iainmortimer for keeping the show on the road 😎. Yir a Top man 👍🏻

I'm Really going to miss jockiescott's tyings on the forum he's been one I've really followed since
I joined the forum and started posting my tyings, without knowing it he has really helped my tying, thank's jockiescott 👍🏻 definitely a big loss to the tying section 😕
 

iainmortimer

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Well done to everyone who entered you lad's really turned up the gas on this one
with some truly fantastic fly's on show 👏👏👏 thank god I didn't enter
A big Thank's to iainmortimer for keeping the show on the road 😎. Yir a Top man 👍🏻

I'm Really going to miss jockiescott's tyings on the forum he's been one I've really followed since
I joined the forum and started posting my tyings, without knowing it he has really helped my tying, thank's jockiescott 👍🏻 definitely a big loss to the tying section 😕

What have I missed? :oops: JockieScott is leaving?!!! o_O:cry:
 

Woodsy

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hope everything is OK with JS? I was wondering where he was recently and well missed in the tying section
 

mc andy

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Well done to everyone who entered you lad's really turned up the gas on this one
with some truly fantastic fly's on show 👏👏👏 thank god I didn't enter
A big Thank's to iainmortimer for keeping the show on the road 😎. Yir a Top man 👍🏻

I'm Really going to miss jockiescott's tyings on the forum he's been one I've really followed since
I joined the forum and started posting my tyings, without knowing it he has really helped my tying, thank's jockiescott 👍🏻 definitely a big loss to the tying section 😕
Come on Arnold you need to spill the beans sir?
 
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