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Fly Tying

Postby Loki2u » Oct 31st, 2017, 8:59 pm

With winter fast approaching it's almost time to restock my flyboxes.

I thought I'd start a thread to see who else out there ties and to post some of your favorite patterns or whatever you're currently working on or experimenting with.

I'll start with a few:

Boobies
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Bloodworms
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Hoppers
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Alevin
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Chironomids
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Drying out
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Pregnant Scud
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Boatman
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Leeches
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Mayflies
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Dragons and Damsels
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Favorite Spots
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Flyfishing Rules!
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Thanks for looking! Post 'em if you got 'em!
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Re: Fly Tying

Postby Lady tehMa » Nov 1st, 2017, 6:54 am

That is really cool. I have a friend who took a class on fly-tying, I'll have to tell her about this thread. :130:
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Re: Fly Tying

Postby ferri » Nov 2nd, 2017, 10:07 am

Those are beautiful Loki2u! Don't tell anyone I said this, but I've always thought some flies would make beautiful earrings! (But I love bugs so maybe that's just me.) [icon_lol2.gif]
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Re: Fly Tying

Postby Queen K » Nov 2nd, 2017, 10:14 am

Wow Loki, you are one talented man. Both my dad was a fly tier and my brother certainly still is. I grew up appreciating the art but it looks like you take it to a whole new level!

Nice photos too, I can appreciate those too. :130:
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Re: Fly Tying

Postby dirtybiker » Nov 2nd, 2017, 10:19 am

^^^^ and I've told many a person (usually a gal) that their ear-rings would make a great fly
or lure... [icon_lol2.gif]

Great job on those fly's and quite a nice tying station.
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Re: Fly Tying

Postby ferri » Nov 2nd, 2017, 11:58 am

dirtybiker wrote:^^^^ and I've told many a person (usually a gal) that their ear-rings would make a great fly
or lure... [icon_lol2.gif]

Great job on those fly's and quite a nice tying station.


[icon_lol2.gif] My friend and I DID make earrings out fishing lures one time. We couldn't get our husbands to tie us any nice hookless flies though. :D
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Re: Fly Tying

Postby alanjh595 » Nov 2nd, 2017, 12:08 pm

ferri wrote: My friend and I DID make earrings out fishing lures one time. We couldn't get our husbands to tie us any nice hookless flies though. :D


Oh come on now....IF that is not a prime example of baiting then I don't know what is. I want to bite, but I just gave you a nibble as a test.
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Re: Fly Tying

Postby TylerM4 » Nov 3rd, 2017, 7:52 am

Very nice work!

I've owned a few kits in my younger years and made many flies but I'll be the 1st to admit that yours are a WAY nicer than anything I've tied.

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