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: 4 Feather Fly !

01-22-2003, 04:53 PM
I was going threw my stash of feathers an found this BLACK body w/white edge feathers. so heres a 4 feather bait fish. nothing FANCY, NO flash, NO nothing, it does have room for improvement.
BUT w/ HUMMMMMM maby change the eyes to jungle cock. next time.
HOOK---> eagle claw 254 2/0
Body ----> 4 feathers
Head-----> black thread,
EYES -----> molded silver
Epoxy coat.
p.s. don't know what the feathers are from BUT if you do please let me know Id Like find more in colors.

01-22-2003, 05:06 PM
Looks like a silver badger saddle feather to me. Here is a pic of the saddle. sometimes the black stripe is wider.

01-22-2003, 05:41 PM
Nice Flies as usual... when The archive is ready this forum will have more flies on it than the Umpqua catalog

01-23-2003, 01:03 PM
Boarmountain,thank you Iwas thinking the same. BUT needed to conferm. Ill have to get a saddle just had a small patch. Ive seen them in colors. I think eldridge bro. had them at the show 2 years ago. thnak s again 'GOOD LUCK GOOD TYIN" :smokin: