Cross Special

From Halford's early dries to the Catskill dry and everything else that floats on the surface.
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Cross Special

Post by upstatetrout » Tue Oct 22, 2019 3:13 pm

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Hook. Allcocks Model Perfect W170 Size12.
Thread. Pearsalls gossamer straw #2
Wing . Lemon wood duck.
Tail. Gray.
Body. Cream marten.
Hackle . Gray

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Re: Cross Special

Post by andre » Tue Oct 22, 2019 3:22 pm

Tom...very nice.

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Re: Cross Special

Post by chase-da-dog » Wed Oct 23, 2019 9:46 am

One of my favorite flys and fly tyer from the past, nice job !

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Re: Cross Special

Post by wiFlyFisher » Mon Nov 11, 2019 9:33 am

Nice, Tom!

I tried tying some a couple of years back while tying classic dry fly patterns. I think the pattern dressing I used was from McClane's Standard Fishing Encloyopedia which I believe didn't mention using Pearsall's thread. either way, yours is nicer.


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