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Old 08-16-2001, 11:00 PM
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I enlarged a golden- ribbed hare's ear to the Hexagenia Limbata size, make an extended body using dubbed over, old floating fly line. I substituted the gold rib with a brown floss.
I also tie in the legs using goose biots with knots in them for the knee joints, melted mono for the eyes and cut wings to finish it off... I tie this "hackle-less", the fly line dubbed body keeps it afloat....
The Hex hatch is in full swing on the mighty Cuyahoga river, in Ohio...
To me, its like the return on an old friend...
"Somewhere, over the rainbows. I'll cast my fly...."
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