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flyfisha1 05-11-2004 06:22 PM

... "with a herring"
 
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A herring pattern I tied a few weeks ago...

flyfisha1 05-11-2004 06:26 PM

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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 06:27 PM

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flyfisha1 05-11-2004 06:28 PM

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... and front view

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

striblue 05-11-2004 06:32 PM

Good job Chris....nice proportions and color.

Nick 05-12-2004 06:57 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


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