Soft hackles with Heron

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Stendalen
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Soft hackles with Heron

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Fly tying session with some good friends tonight. Managed to tie a few despite all the talking.

Hook: MustadR70 #14
Thread: Pearsalls Grey
Hackle: Waterhen
Thorax: Silver Mink
Body: Heron feather fible dyed Blue Dun
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Hook: MustadR70 #14
Thread: Pearsalls no 16 Olive
Hackle: Woodcock
Rib: Heron feather fibre dyed Ginger
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Hook: MustadR70 #14
Thread: Pearsalls Grey
Hackle: Hung Partridge dyed picric
Body: Heron feather fibre dyed Ginger
Thorax: Seals fur dyed Summer duck
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Re: Soft hackles with Heron

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Nice Martin, I really like that first one! CJ
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Thanks CJ :)
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Re: Soft hackles with Heron

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Very nice... very eloquent... :D nicely tied... ;)

I wish that I had more fate in these "wee wet flies", but tend to use beafier wets in the foamy, white pocket water of most of these Catskills... :oops:

Nice job! :D

Ed

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