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Old 03-20-2005, 09:04 AM
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Charlie did up a tube version of the weamer pattern so I had to have a go at doing my own tube version.

This version uses very light tan Megahair which was the original wing material for the first two experimental weamers that I had tied.

I find that I tie a larger fly when doing tubes. We'll see how well the larger tie works.

I'll be trimming off the front end of the tube as soon as the glue dries.

I hope the tube version reduces the short take problem that the original suffers from.

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Old 03-21-2005, 07:25 AM
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Very nice Peter!

With spring at our door the bigger flies should work well, high water and aggressive fish. Let us know when you get some fish on that puppy.

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