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    Re: Some recent flies from the vise

    Quote Originally Posted by thebwproject View Post
    Hey these are the first 3 flies i have ever tied. Pretty sure I won't catch anything with them. I also don't have a camera to get those close up shots.


    I'll bet those will catch fish if you fish them properly.....first flies and you didn't crowd the eyelet!!!! Well done!!!!

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    Re: Some recent flies from the vise

    Quote Originally Posted by lightenup View Post
    I'll bet those will catch fish if you fish them properly.....first flies and you didn't crowd the eyelet!!!! Well done!!!!
    He just needs to use red for the black and add a set of blue wings.

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    Re: Some recent flies from the vise

    Quote Originally Posted by lightenup View Post
    I'll bet those will catch fish if you fish them properly.....first flies and you didn't crowd the eyelet!!!! Well done!!!!
    I've fished with LU a few times now and every time I ask him what he's using the answer is the same >>

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    Re: Some recent flies from the vise

    Quote Originally Posted by moosekid View Post
    I've fished with LU a few times now and every time I ask him what he's using the answer is the same >>
    yeah, but I don't catch fish.......so maybe I should go to Fly-fishing power bait....
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    Re: Some recent flies from the vise

    Quote Originally Posted by thebwproject View Post
    Hey these are the first 3 flies i have ever tied. Pretty sure I won't catch anything with them. I also don't have a camera to get those close up shots.

    Fish those in the film during a caddis hatch. Could be lethal.


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    Re: Some recent flies from the vise

    Quote Originally Posted by thebwproject View Post
    Hey these are the first 3 flies i have ever tied. Pretty sure I won't catch anything with them. I also don't have a camera to get those close up shots.

    Fish these on the bottom, on the hottest days of summer, when the water is low.

    Your flies are a fine imitation...

    Of didymo.


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    Re: Some recent flies from the vise

    Quote Originally Posted by golden beetle View Post
    Fish these on the bottom, on the hottest days of summer, when the water is low.
    Your flies are a fine imitation...
    Of didymo.
    Beetle, that was just plain cruel.


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    Re: Some recent flies from the vise

    Quote Originally Posted by Future Fanatic View Post
    He just needs to use red for the black and add a set of blue wings.
    You could market these by skewering 2 or 3 on a little plastic sword and packing a dozen into a fake plastic martini glass container...

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    Re: Some recent flies from the vise

    Apparently my tying skills are as good some peoples web design skills.


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    Re: Some recent flies from the vise

    Quote Originally Posted by thebwproject View Post
    Apparently my tying skills are as good some peoples web design skills.
    bw, was that a pattern you copied or something you made up? And exactly what was it you were trying to imitate? I assume it was a caddis stage.
    Just asking to give you an honest critique.


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    Re: Some recent flies from the vise

    Quote Originally Posted by FIN-ITE 34 View Post
    bw, was that a pattern you copied or something you made up? And exactly what was it you were trying to imitate? I assume it was a caddis stage.
    Just asking to give you an honest critique.
    Yeah Caddis Larva, I know they aren't comparable to the elite flies some can make on here. Im not worried about it.


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    Re: Some recent flies from the vise

    Quote Originally Posted by thebwproject View Post
    Yeah Caddis Larva, I know they aren't comparable to the elite flies some can make on here. Im not worried about it.
    For larvae make your abdomen tighter wrapped and tapered. Try to be a little bit more definitive with the heads also. What you have there is closer to a pupa which is why Mudbug said it might be better fished in the film.


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