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  1. Step by Step
    For Pedro, apologies for the photos, but was in a rush between jobs. It's raining again so I got the kit out. Full disclosure, I've only tied these over this close season, but they look good in water and no reason why the wouldn't work..... Materials Wing: Banana Rabbit Strip - this is...
  2. Northern European Style Patterns
    Taking my que from Andrzej and his color combinations I spotted recently I've made these 2 and will refine the look with a few more. Tied on Pro Sportfisher micro tubes with a short clear hook holder behind, only the small cone as weight.
  3. Northern European Style Patterns
    I don't really use too many Scandi type flies for my fishing but I absolutely love tying them. It seems a while since I tried one so did this one recently. Seemed only right to use the famous Wille Gunn colours. I had one of these in my box last year with a cone head but felt it wasn't fishing...
  4. Northern European Style Patterns
    Very loose variation of the Dee Monkey. The wing is tied in flat rather than folded TempleDog style. It's mainly synthetic fur, great stuff for keeping big flies thin. Moves great in the water too. Big ostrich feather wrap to give a nice wiggle. Tungsten Cone with an extra head hackle and...
  5. Hairwing Fly Patterns
    Had a couple of painkillers then a wee hour at the vice. This was the better of the couple tied. FnS tube, liner and cone. Hope I’ve done the pattern justice! ?
  6. Northern European Style Patterns
    WTied on a 20mm SS tube and a flouro yellow tungsten cone head to get down in the spring. Colin.
  7. Shrimp Fly Patterns
    Been playing about wae mc andy's double cone idea and came up with this :lol: Fluorescent pink crystal boar bristles SSS magenta glitz dubbing White schlappen... Tyed in close to the tip to keep it short SS pink cone Fluorescent pink guinea foul SS silver cone
  8. Northern European Style Patterns
    Futurefly Barred Rabbit Zonker with peacock herl topping. The body has Copper litebrite an orange Spey hackle and blue Schlapen with a drainer disc. I've tied it on inner tube with a Tungsten cone in the body as is 'la mode du jour';). it's about 2" long.
  9. Fly Tying Topics
    Hi Can anybody advise what sort of liner and cone size I should use to dress the above mentioned fly on a Sean Stanton tube. I have never dressed a cone head, and can’t find any advise on the internet. Thanks
  10. Northern European Style Patterns
    SEEN THIS A WHILE AGO AND HAD TO GIVE IT A TRY TYING THE STANTON SIGNATURE CONE RED FRANCES WITH RYAN HOUSTON 2017 - YouTube
  11. Fly Tying Topics
    Always had a few break off in the past, but appears to be happening more frequently. Looking for ideas to cut down breakages. I use superglue instead of varnish to finish the fly and then burr cone on. Is superglue making the plastic brittle? Would I be better using a thicker superglue or...
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