John Atherton wet flies.

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John Atherton wet flies.

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From the Fly and the Fish by John Atherton his recommended wet flies #'s 1-5.(Left to right and top to bottom.

Tom

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With apologies to Mr.Atherton, I did these awhile back after seeing a few pics of some Atherton-style dressings.
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Nice tying but those resemble the John Atherton Nymphs !!!! Not the wet flies.

Tom
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Tom... beautiful wet flies, from one of my all-time favorite reads--- The Fly and The Fish by Atherton....

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Somehow, my pics got reversed...the soft hackles show in a different section...sorry. Let me see if I can switch pics.

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Outstanding Tom!! You sure know how to wing it. :D

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