This is Tillytarmont Tillie, with my own black and white dog Isla. She caught the eye of Lamsonv10 with her resemblance to his own dog, Talla.
She's done rather well for herself. I was quizzing the prospective new owner about would he train her, where would he excercise her etc. He said,'Well I...
I'm a fan of HM's blanks (whatever about the handles) and currently fish the 13'7" Skyborn and would like to have his Zpey Instinct version.
If you have one you no longer use and would sell, I'd be pleased to hear from you.
PS Never used the bent handle version but maybe it can re-engineered...
Really liking these cheapo hooks off classicflytying.net (if you're careful you can bend them down into down eyes - just bought a full 100 for $25).
Pleased with this one - went for a varnished head (rather than herl) because I wanted to retain the nice flow.
Tied with a built wing (very awkward at this size) as per the Creswell-owned example in the Harper book.
Quite pleased with it - though would've have like to have persuaded the hackle to sweep better.