Speybrothers Tie of the Month October 2019 - The Templedog

Who tied your favourite fly from the October 2019 Tie of the Month Competition

  • nwsalar

    Votes: 4 8.2%
  • DrPatrickT

    Votes: 4 8.2%
  • Andrzej

    Votes: 5 10.2%
  • Jockiescott

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Wormo

    Votes: 3 6.1%
  • PerryPoker

    Votes: 5 10.2%
  • mc andy

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Grassy_Knollington

    Votes: 2 4.1%
  • gwelsher

    Votes: 5 10.2%
  • iainmortimer

    Votes: 1 2.0%
  • GaryD

    Votes: 5 10.2%
  • Clydebuilt

    Votes: 6 12.2%
  • Doublehooked

    Votes: 1 2.0%
  • AlanT

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Cloner

    Votes: 5 10.2%
  • CharlesW

    Votes: 3 6.1%
  • Lyndonford

    Votes: 0 0.0%

  • Total voters
    49
  • Poll closed .

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Please take some time to review the entries and cast your vote for the October 2019 Speybrothers Tie of the Month Competition.

nwsalar

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DrPatrickT

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Andrzej

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Jockiescott

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Wormo

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Perry Poker

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mc andy

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Grassy_Knollington

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gwelsher

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iainmortimer

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GaryD

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Clydebuilt

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Doublehooked

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AlanT

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Cloner

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CharlesW

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Lyndonford

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Welcome to the October 2019 Speybrothers Tie of the Month competition.

With some trepidation I'd like to announce that the theme of the October Tie of the Month competition is: Templedogs. In my experience nothing kills a TOTM like a Scandinavian theme:lol:, but I think this one will be different.

This October everyone must tie a fly inspired by Hakan Norling's 'Templedog' fly. The combination of colours is great and it could work in a whole variety of different styles in addition to the original Scandinavian style.

The colours and some components of the fly will be specified, but the material and style of fly are up to you. i.e. you can tie a Sunray Templedog, a Shrimp Templedog, etc etc. Please take the time to check out the specified and optional materials.

Created in 1985 by then Gaula fishing guide, Hakan Norling, the Templedog set the template for the ubiquitous 'Scandi' style we see today. Soft hackles, Flowing fox-hair wings with multiple components etc.

If you want to see the original, tyed by the master himself, then see the video link below:


Specific Guidance:

Stick with me here. I've listed the mandatory and optional components first and the colours second. Notice that only components and colours are discussed. Materials are entirely up to you.

Tag - Optional, Colour - Gold
Butt - Mandatory, Colour - Orange
Tail - Optional, Colour - Orange
Rear Body - Mandatory, Colour - Gold
Front Body - Mandatory, Colour - Black
Rib - Optional, Colour - Gold
Body Hackle / 1st Hackle - Optional, Colour - Badger dyed Orange, or Orange
Underwing - Optional, Colour - Orange, or Brown / Fiery Brown
Wing - Mandatory, Colour - Brown / Fiery Brown
Overwing - Mandatory, Colour - Black
Head Hackle / 2nd Hackle - Mandatory, Colour - Black
Head - Colour and type (conehead / thread) both optional
Hook - Any hook or shank or tube that you like.

- You can use holo / flour or part colour materials for any of the components if you like e.g. Holo Gold Tinsel, or Black Angel Hair.

- You can use more than one Hackle for the body & Head. e.g. Under and over black hackles at the head.

Ask any questions on the thread and I'll try to clarify for you. In essence this is pretty straightforward, tie something that shares the same colours and some components of an original Templedog.

**note**
In Chris Mann's book, the tag is flourescent red floss. We will go with Hakan Norling and tie it in orange.

Eleven commandments:

1.The fly must have been tied for TOTM and should not have already appeared elsewhere on the forum or t'interweb. You can tie another versiion of one you have already posted but please don't just lift the photo from another thread to TOTM
2. - This year I would like anybody who has started tying flies in the last 12 months to highlight this on their first entry. It would be great to see a 'best newcomer' shout at the end of the year.
3. The first rule of TOTM is that everyone is welcome.
4. The second rule of TOTM is that every day is a School day, try something new or unfamiliar, as well as the things you know you are good at.
5. The Third rule of TOTM is that variety is the spice of life, we'll try and do something different every month.
6. The tying competition has a different theme each month.
7. At the end of the month there will be a poll to vote the winner. The poll will run the entirety of the following month.
8. Points are awarded for simply entering, with additional points awarded for placing first, second and third.
9. Whichever participant has the most points at the end of the year wins the prize.
10. The competition will run from Feb - December 2019
11. The December competition will be a 'Tie Of The Year' event, where members will vote for the best of the winning flies from the 10 monthly competitions.

Points:

1. Each entry will be worth 4 points. You get points for simply entering and these make a significant contribution to the end of year totals.
2. First place will be worth 10 points.
3. Second place will be worth 8 points.
4. Third place will be worth 7 points.
5. In the event of a tie for first, second, and/or third in number of votes, all tied participants get equivalent points.

This means you can place well in the whole event, without ever winning a single month's competition

Again, the Octover 2019 theme is going to be: Flies inspired by the Templedog

More rules:

1. One entry per participant.
2. Entrys must have been tied specifically for the September 2019 TOTM, you can repeat previously posted patterns from here or elsewhere on the web but you need to tie a version specifically for TOTM and not just lift the picture from another location.
3. The fly must have been tied by you.
4. One photograph of a fly or flies following the theme. Entries with more than 1 photo will be immediately disqualified. ONE PHOTO ONLY.
 
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Apologies if I’ve misunderstood, But Is the Templedog only a Templedog if it’s on a tube, or will a heavy traditional Bartleet 1/0 be allowed? Was thinking of tying something on a Spey style theme with Templedog colours and components
 

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Apologies if I’ve misunderstood, But Is the Templedog only a Templedog if it’s on a tube, or will a heavy traditional Bartleet 1/0 be allowed? Was thinking of tying something on a Spey style theme with Templedog colours and components
You can use any hook, shank or tube you like for this competition Lyndonford.

‘Inspired by’ is the watchword, an accurate replica is great, but so are all the individual takes we’ll get.
 
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For the Mandatory items like Black or Gold or orange - does it have to a pure colour or can it be for example Orange or black sparkle dub or Gold litebrite etc? Can I put in an optional other hackle as long as the front is black - I notice that Hakan adds a black hackle after he's done the body hackle - and then puts a black hackle at the front? Thanks, Patrick
 
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For the Mandatory items like Black or Gold or orange - does it have to a pure colour or can it be for example Orange or black sparkle dub or Gold litebrite etc? Can I put in an optional other hackle as long as the front is black - I notice that Hakan adds a black hackle after he's done the body hackle - and then puts a black hackle at the front? Thanks, Patrick
Colours: Holo / flouro / colour mixes are fie as long as they are dominated by The specified colour. e.g. Holo Tinsel, Flourofibre or Litebrite dubbing.

Hackles: Yes you can Dr P

Note: As we clarify these subjects I’ll update the OP.
 

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Templedog - bit of blue and purple

Hi All,

Here's my shot at a Templedog - with some blue and purple.

All fox and fur brushed out to get rid of short hairs that make the wing clump (in my opinion).

Hakan puts in 1 brown underwing then a hackle, then another brown underwing and then the black hackle (and black wing over). I've changed the first underwing for blue, the body hackle for blue/black and the first hackle for purple guinea fowl.

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Tube: orange glitter with red inner
Tag: gold oval
Tail: hot orange artic ( brushed out to stop ‘clumping’)
Butt: flou 4 hot orange
Body: back, Gold; front, small amount of adhesive lead foil with black seal mixed with peacock dub over; BLW silver doctor blue hen stripped one side (looks like reverse badger) wound back and gold oval counter-rib forward
Underwing 1: blue artic (brushed out) plus two strands gold flash
Hackle 1: purple Guinea fowl
Underwing 2: fire brown fox ( brushed out) with copper light brite and two gold flashabou each side
Front hackle: black hen
Overwing: brushed black Fox with small amount pseudo monkey
JC
Black head

Tight lines, Patrick
 
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Here's my effort:

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I might change this picture if I get decent light outside in the next day or two. The fly actually looks half decent but the picture isn't doing it justice. :redface:

Tag: Oval Gold
Butt and tail: Glo Brite No. 5
Rear Body: Gold Braid
Front Body: Black seals fur mixed with Futurefly Carnivale dubbing
Body hackle: Orange Badger
Rib: ;Oval Gold
Wing 1: Orange Fox
Wing 2: Fiery Brown Fox
Hackle: Short black hen under Black Schlappen
Overwing: Black Fox with four long strands of Herring Back Krystal Flash
Sides: Jungle Cock
Head: Orange Cone
 

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Tremendous start to this month's TOTM lad's :thumb: absolute belters on show already :clap::clap:
 

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here's my effort
tube, 3/4" copper
tag, gold holo tinsel
tail , hot orange uni floss
rear body , gold flashabou
front body , spectra flash dubbing, fiery black
body hackle, orange badger
under wing, orange fox
wing , fiery brown fox
over wing , black temple dog with deep dark space angel hair
front hackle , black hen + hot orange j.c
cone , lge tubeworx red and gold


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Original Templedog

Here’s my attempt this month.

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Tag: Oval gold tinsel
Butt: Hot orange fluro fibre
Rear body: Gold tinsel
Front body: Black floss
Rib: Oval gold tinsel
Body hackle: Orange badger
Under wing: Brown fox mixed with gold angel hair
Hackle: Black
Wing: Black fox
Jungle cock
Gold cone
 
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My entry for this month. I would normally be drawn to a tube for this type of tying, but have opted for a size 9 salar as we have had only tube entrys to date.

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Will try and get a recipe up tomorrow.
 

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I’d tied this before andy’s excellent double. As someone who loves the Templedog style, I’ve gone for a totally different approach. I’ve taken Templedog colours and put them in a Scottish hairwing style, in this case the Flamethrower.

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Great entries so far everyone, lets see some more!
 
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I nearly forgot about this month! So here’s my last minute effort. I hope this in the right proportions as it’s my first ‘dog.

Tube: Tubeworx gold glitter 3mm outer
Thread: 8/0 black uni
Tag: holo gold
Butt and tail: Globrite No. 4
Rear Body: gold holographic tinsel
Front body: black holographic tinsel
Body hackle: hot orange badger
Rib: medium oval uni
Underwing: natural grey squirrel died orange +4 strands gold crystal flash
Wing: fiery brown calf tail, angel hair, black arctic fox on top
Hackle: black cock
Eyes: jungle cock

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Templedog

Tried sticking closely to the original using the materials I had to hand and tying in the style from the vid with all wings folded back:

Tube black futurefly outer and inner
Tags gold oval and fl. orange wool
Tail orange flash (think its from lureflash)
Body gold holo at back, black spectra dubbing at front
Rib gold oval
Body hackle orange badger saddle
Wing 1 dark brown fox plus pearl+olive litebrite
Hackle black hen
Wing 2 light brown temple fox plus litebrite (mix of copper, olive and gold)
Wing 3 black temple fox and peacock litebrite
Hackle black schlappen
Eyes jungle cock
 

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Allow me to say that if I only had the flies posted so far in my box I'd be fixed for next season, these are all simply outstanding!

Really!
 

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Tried sticking closely to the original using the materials I had to hand and tying in the style from the vid with all wings folded back:

Tube black futurefly outer and inner
Tags gold oval and fl. orange wool
Tail orange flash (think its from lureflash)
Body gold holo at back, black spectra dubbing at front
Rib gold oval
Body hackle orange badger saddle
Wing 1 dark brown fox plus pearl+olive litebrite
Hackle black hen
Wing 2 light brown temple fox plus litebrite (mix of copper, olive and gold)
Wing 3 black temple fox and peacock litebrite
Hackle black schlappen
Eyes jungle cock

Love the taper of the tail and how neat the head is considering all the components and the reverse tying.
 

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Tag-Oval Gold.
Butt-Glowbrite No4.
Tail-Antron body wool.
Rear Body-Gold Lite Brite.
Front Body-Black angel hair.
Body Hackle-Orange Badger.
Wing 1-Fiery Brown Marble Fox.
Black Cock Hackle.
Wing 2-Fiery Brown Marble Fox.
Holo Chromosome Flash on top of wing 1 & 2.
Wing 3-Black Nayat Pelt.
Black Cock Hackle.
Cheeks-Jungle Cock.
Gold Cone.
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I'll throw this in the mix

Waddington Shank: 1 & 1/4"
Tag: Gold Oval
Butt: Globrite Fire Orange #5 Floss
Rib: Gold Oval
Rear body: Gold Tinsel
Mid hackle: Orange Cock
Mid Wing: Orange bucktail + Krinkle Flash Pearl
Front Body: Holographic Black Tinsel
Front Wing: Red Bucktail under Brown Bucktail under Black Silver Fox + Smolt Blue Krystal Flash
Front Hackle: Black Cock under JC Eyes

Good luck everyone
Cheers
Clydebuilt



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Copperhead 'dawg

Tried to keep it as close to the original as possible then added a copper conehead for bling

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