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flyfisha1
05-11-2004, 07:22 PM
A herring pattern I tied a few weeks ago...

flyfisha1
05-11-2004, 07:26 PM
The length is approximately 7", tied on a size 3 TMC 811S. The body is composed of white and chartreuse yak hair, pearl flashabou mirage, pearl and olive angel hair, and red flashabou at the throat. The head...

flyfisha1
05-11-2004, 07:27 PM
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flyfisha1
05-11-2004, 07:28 PM
... and front view

This fly is very light, being tied in the hollow-flye style.

striblue
05-11-2004, 07:32 PM
Good job Chris....nice proportions and color.

Nick
05-12-2004, 07:57 AM
Any tips on keeping Yak hair straight and untangled in a fly? I've tied some great herring with it, but after a fish or two ( or an hour of casting) they seem to be a big ball of knotted yak hair.

TIA

Nick