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Winged wet flies

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At the Jam on saturday, someone (cant remember who) suggested i post a few wet flies.

So heres a small selection of some that i've tied.

Trout Fin Set
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Thunder size 10 and 12
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Captain
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Parmachenee Belle
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Page
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Admiral
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Babcock
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Abbey
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Posted on: 2012/12/19 11:57


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It was me. I really like them and I thought Shakey would enjoy seeing them.

Posted on: 2012/12/19 14:09
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Awesome flies Eunan

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Brook Trout Candy
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Love the Liberty.

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how did you get the guinea quill wings to stay together? They always fall apart on me. I can do duck, goose, goose shoulder, turkey, married wings, but not guinea.

Posted on: 2012/12/21 15:39
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Just cut them from the wing quills and tied them in. No special techniques.
Are you using guinea wing or the fibers from the body feathers??

Posted on: 2012/12/21 19:31


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wing quills, bought them at a craft store...you know of a good source for better quality ones?

Posted on: 2012/12/21 22:02
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The Guinea in the floors above are craft store quills. Feathersmc.com our aofeathers.com may have some. Otherwise you'll need to but a skin. Also check greatfeathers.com and cookshill fly tying in UK.

Posted on: 2012/12/21 22:26


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Inspiring! Love it.

Posted on: 2012/12/22 0:09
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Those are absolutely beautiful . My grandfather fished wets almost exclusive and he would fish a "brace" an end fly and two droppers , THOSE R GREAT.

Posted on: 2012/12/22 6:41


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If you have any that look like baby browns I'll take a 1/2 dozen, brook trout love brown trout flies.

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Would this fit the 'baby brown' category??

Its called Dolly Varden
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Posted on: 2012/12/22 12:58


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Quote:

SBecker wrote:
It was me. I really like them and I thought Shakey would enjoy seeing them.


thanks for thinking of me shane.please note however,that i tye my wets(certainly not as nicely) with the wings curved toward each other to form one flat wing.more of a catskill and british style.
andy brasko of new jersey,mike valla and joe fox of the catskills would be good examples of the style.as well as davey mcphail and david camiss british flies.

these lovely tyes are done in a more of a don bastian style,with the wings splayed,which is very nice,but not what i strive for.

lovely tyes though that i'm sure would catch fish.

Posted on: 2012/12/22 20:08


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Quote:

osprey wrote:
Those are absolutely beautiful . My grandfather fished wets almost exclusive and he would fish a "brace" an end fly and two droppers , THOSE R GREAT.


i sometimes fish a brace of brace,on about a brace of tippet!

(nobody's gonna get that,haha)

Posted on: 2012/12/22 20:16



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