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highlander2 11-23-2003 09:15 PM

red rocks spey
 
http://pic7.picturetrail.com/VOL220/...8/38864323.jpg


originally tied for the snoqualmie for fishing a favorite pool that has just the right current and bottom structure for a spey fly. Adapted from the black dog into a crossover pattern without the complex wing, this was the result.

Brian

speydoc 11-23-2003 11:16 PM

Beatifull tie Highlander - what is your spey hackle ?BEP
I assume the throat is Silver Pheasant
speydoc

fredaevans 11-23-2003 11:58 PM

Very Cool tie!!!
 
Send me two. :devil:

highlander2 11-24-2003 12:22 AM

Speydoc

Yes, hackle is Bep dyed black and throat is silver pheasant, however have also used widgeon and it looks o.k just a little more subdued.

Thanks, Brian

mattzoid 11-24-2003 12:35 AM

Geezus Brian, you can tie some beautiful flies.

Matt

TerryD 11-24-2003 02:17 AM

Wow!
 
Sweet!

Brian: This is why all I did last Wed. was watch you tie. I have a long way to go.

Terry D.

Igor 11-24-2003 02:16 PM

Beyond Sweet
 
Stunning fly. Absolutely, positively, without a doubt... stunning!

Think I'll go wallow in my mediocrity. (grin)

Igor

flytyer 11-24-2003 05:00 PM

Brian,

Yeah Baby! This is what I call a fishing fly!

Let's hope flies like this will cause people to get a serious case of SPEY FLY MADNESS.

One question: is the hackle wing and ostrich butt red (as it appears in the photo) or hot orange?

highlander2 11-24-2003 08:19 PM

Flytyer

They are both red, my photography is seriously lacking I really need to work on that. Still trying to figure out this digital camera thing.

Thanks, Brian

NrthFrk16 11-25-2003 01:05 AM

I have the pleasure of having a couple of Brian's flies sitting on my desk and I will tell you, they look even better in person!

...and not only is Brian a Hell of a tier but he is a great caster as well.

BTW-An ironic note of sorts...we have two Brian's (they both spell their name B-r-i-a-n) on Flytalk (Doublespey and highlander2), both of which drive the exact same model, exact same color pickup. Plus both are great Speycasters! WEIRD!!....play The Twilight Zone theme music

Ronn Lucas 12-04-2003 02:32 AM

Cool! What can be added but, dittos! A fine dressing!

Happy Trails!
Ronn

BTW, Igor, you're in for it!!!! :hehe:


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