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Old 04-08-2003, 12:08 AM
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Helgramite

Tied by Russ Webb of Calgary, I just had to show these
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Old 04-08-2003, 12:12 AM
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Green Drake woven nymph

From Russ also, got to love his art...
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Old 04-08-2003, 12:16 AM
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Green Drake Dry-woven

Look at the wings..... deer hair, splayed flat, covered with Flexament, then cut to shape.
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Old 04-08-2003, 12:23 AM
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Green Drake Dry-woven

Look at the wings..... deer hair, splayed flat, covered with Flexament, then cut to shape.
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Old 04-08-2003, 12:26 AM
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OOPS!

Tye last helgramite is tied on a Daiichi #1770 swimming nymph hook
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Old 04-08-2003, 05:34 AM
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Those flies are amazing....any self respecting trout would take them.

They're almost too nice to use (I said almost).
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Pete -

INCREDIBLE

My compliments to their creator. I would not want to follow Russ through the pool!
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INCREDIBLE

My compliments to their creator. I would not want to follow Russ through the pool!
Yeah, no kidding! Man, those flies are bad! Amazing tying, that's a great example of true artwork at the vise.
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Old 04-08-2003, 08:44 AM
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Beautiful fly weaving in those flys. I've always loved how the weave can both give segmented & contrasting colors.
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Old 04-08-2003, 08:51 AM
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Beautiful

At the rate I lose stonefly nymphs/hellagramite patters I couldn't bring myself to use these. They almost belong in a frame.
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Old 04-08-2003, 10:59 AM
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Yes excellent flies and pictures.

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look more realistic than anything i've seen lately
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Wow! Those are extremely realistic! I can only imagine how long it would take me to tie one of those.

Does the last hellgrammite (the one on the swimming nymph hook) ride with the hook point up? If so, that would be ideal for crawling the fly along the bottom.

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Old 04-08-2003, 07:34 PM
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Quentin:
It does ride with the hook bend up... that's the way Russ tied this one.
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Beautiful, but I wonder, does using them require a formal tux, or will a shirt and tie be ok? ( I have basic black....waders)
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