I havent got photobucket or anything cause im not allowed to download. Can i email the picture to somebody any they can post it up.
That looks like it would swim well in the water! Give it a bash next time you are outMy daughter (Felicity), insisted she wanted a go at entering, with a fly she tied amoungst a batch, using a dozen of my good hooks ..... when I was out fishing recently .
She is 18 years old, and has seen me tying flies at the vice for as long, so it would not be unreasonable to expect her to wonder what is it dad does when he retires to the study every evening ..... so she's had a go and named her own fly "Twinkle-Toes". There's certainly a good bit of "bling" in it .... (Ron, might need some more tinsel flash soon ).
She doesn't have an account here and admits she's rarely likely to "venture on" to the forum, it was a conversation over dinner that prompted her to plead its posting. Who am I but a dutiful father . I post this then, as her entery under my account. Who knows, she might take to it and open her own in time .
The Twinkle-Toes :
The Tying Pattern :
Hook : #9 Salar double
Tag : Nothing
Butt : Nothing
R/Body : Nothing
F/Body : Nothing
Rib : Nothing
[There's a sparse minimalist approach emerging here ]
Wing : (Refer Hackle)
Hackle : Long yellow hen hackle (folded back), 11 strands crystal flash and long orange hen hackle (folded back) over.
Head : 87 turns black #8 thread and a good dollop of fishing glue to secure. Varnish ..... no thanks, keep that for the nails
(Tying Recipe published by Altmor).
For all it's "sparseness" and minimalist approach, I must admit as her dad, I might be temped to give it a cast myself one day ...... it has a profile that's pretty well there to attract a fish I think I should encourage her to keep at it .