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: Fishair&strip

03-14-2003, 12:14 PM
Medium sinking weight fly.
Hook: 1/0 & 2/0
Thread: white, 3/0
Tail: White rabbit strip
Body: Pearl or white crystal chenille or wrapped body braid. Overwrapping the white rabbit strip
Body flash: Iridescent SW flashabou, applied on top of body, before the red rabbit collar is wrapped
Collar: White fish hair over red rabbit, make sure the white fish hair flares out a bit
Eyes: Prismatic, red or yellow or white, glued then epoxy covered
Head: Thread and 5 minute epoxy

Overall fly length is about 4 inches.

03-14-2003, 12:20 PM
This pic shows the body section

John Desjardins
03-14-2003, 12:29 PM
Nice Pete. I bet that will be a durable pike fly. Good pictures also.

Dble Haul
03-14-2003, 12:56 PM
I agree with John. Looks like a very durable and effective fly.

03-15-2003, 06:36 PM
Pic's are better due to your advice & coaching.
Thank's for the support.

03-15-2003, 09:17 PM
I wouldn't like that fly's chances thru a pike infested shoal! nice tie Pete!