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Old 01-22-2007, 12:07 AM
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Wink tube flies

just purchased tube head for my tying vise would like some help with steelhead tube as i am very new to these flies colours urs and any tying help would be excellent thanks for all your help
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Old 01-22-2007, 06:23 AM
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Old 01-22-2007, 03:21 PM
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square tail,

Any flies you can tie on a standard hook you can tie on a tube. Let me know what your favorite steelhead fly is and I can show you how to put it on a tube. It will take me a day or two to take some pictures but it is not hard at all.

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Old 01-23-2007, 10:46 AM
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charlie thanks that would be very nice of you to take the time to do that most flies that i tie are intruders or general practioners and one of these would be excellent to see thanks a gain WILL
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Orange Spey Tube

Here's an adaption of Glasso's Orange Spey with grey and orange Polar Bear. I sub'd for the Grey Heron and Orange hackle tips
Tube is an Eppendorf tube
Butt-silver oval
Body-rear2/3 orange floss ,front 1/3 orange Seal
Rib- oval and flat silver
Body hackle- grey Polar Bear
Throat- Teal
Wing-orange Polar Bear
Easy to tie and held up to sunlight REALLY glows
Any Spey fly can be adapted to a tube by substituting hair for heron.The Ackroyd REALLY adapts nicely to a tube and you can tie 'em down to # 6.
However on the Ackoyds I use Silver Pheasant as the wing.
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Old 01-26-2007, 01:51 PM
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Nice fly Brian!

This is one of my intruder tubes for winter fishing. Keep in mind that I have dressed it heavier than normal for winter fishing.

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