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: Desjardins pike swap fly #1


Dble Haul
03-02-2004, 04:49 PM
Here's one of two patterns submitted by John for the pike swap. I'll let him fill in the details...

John Desjardins
03-02-2004, 07:39 PM
This one is purely experimental, inspired by reading Popflyes & tying Micky Finns this winter.

Hook: Mustad 3366, 1/0
Thread: mono
Body: silver mylar
Wing: Small clump of yellow super hair and 3 doubled over strands of gold flash. Topped by a small bunch of red super hair and 3 doubled over strands of gold flash. Topped by a large bunch of yellow super hair.
Head: coated with 5 minute epoxy, then eyes added and coated with Flexcoat.