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Twisted Firestarter

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This one is tied on a 4.5 inch hook, 8/0 XXL

Completely from my imagination.

Eunan

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Posted on: 2014/8/29 10:53


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Beautiful and unusual. How long did it take you to tie it? Did you have a complete visual image of it before starting?

Posted on: 2014/8/29 12:25


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A little influence from Townsend eh? Super fly!!

Posted on: 2014/8/29 14:18


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Thanks guys.

I'd say it took me about 7 - 8 hours. I did it section by section over about 8 days. THe wing as it is now, is the second wing design, the first one didnt work out.

As for vision. I had a vision of a completely differnt fly, both in style and dimensions, which morphed at the vise. I'd finish one section and think of something to do with the other. Jungle cock, as is obvious, ended up being the over riding influence in the progression of the design.

Frank, Mike influenced the size of the hook, other than that, as mentioned above, I had a completely different outlook for the fly....

Eunan

Posted on: 2014/8/29 14:34


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This is by far my favorite of yours and i love the name.

Posted on: 2014/8/29 14:42
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Eunan you are a sick, sick, man in a good way. Very nice work as always

Posted on: 2014/8/29 17:01


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Amazing, was this one tied in hand?

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Alas, I cheated and used a vise...

Posted on: 2014/8/30 13:18


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I think you've turned the corner Eunan, I like your ad libs.

Posted on: 2014/8/30 17:35


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That's hot "E", A+ for creativity...

Posted on: 2014/8/30 20:55
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Beautiful fly, Eunan; now I know who is driving up the price of domestic jungle cock!!

Absolutely a piece of art.

TC

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This one is tied on a 4.5 inch hook, 8/0 XXL

Completely from my imagination.

Eunan

Posted on: 2014/9/1 7:23
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Thanks again, one and all...


Eunan

Posted on: 2014/9/2 10:27


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FANTASTIC

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Eunan, I really love how the detail evolves as I look at this fly. Usually I can scan a fly pretty quickly and get a feel for it. This one is full of surprises :)
Mike.

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Eunan hasn't posted here in a while.

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