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Old 05-16-2002, 09:54 PM
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Catherwood- Hair Head Herring

This is and old Catherwood fly...Underwing- White ,light pink, light blue ,then white, top to bottom, Marabou tied inat the tail... Then the Wings are two light blue hackles on each side ,toped with two light grey hackles. Sides are Pink, pearl and blue krystal flash. Head is spun dear hair with purple middle ( did not have light blue). Eyes are EP plastic eyes.
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Old 05-17-2002, 12:28 PM
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That is a beauty. It looks too good to fish. will you fish it and how long did it take to tie.

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Old 05-17-2002, 03:41 PM
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I will probably try it since I used a Tiemco hook.. I tied it last night... took about a half hour, only because of the spun hair and the razoring it down carefully. I wanted to post a fly so I looked though Veverkas Book and picked that one because I want to spin hair for some reason.
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Old 05-19-2002, 07:22 AM
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striblue, Bill would be proud of you, Ill try to insert a link to some of the FLASHFLYS Ill be using up at PARKER RIVER this month. here goes FIRST TRY!
http://www.flyrodreeloutfitters.com/.../flashflys.jpg
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NICE!,, Good blend of colors Salty...Are you layering the materal or Bunching it. Excellent.
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