Moss Dog Fly

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Moss Dog Fly

Postby ScottP » Mon Dec 14, 2015 9:00 am

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hook - Dai Riki 135 #12
thread - Danville 6/0 black
rib - small wire silver
body - goose quill
wing - hen badger
thorax - peacock herl
hackle - hen badger


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Re: Moss Dog Fly

Postby letumgo » Mon Dec 14, 2015 9:18 am

Dang! That is a gorgeous pattern! I love the color combination and the shape/profile. Is this your pattern?
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Re: Moss Dog Fly

Postby hankaye » Mon Dec 14, 2015 9:55 am

ScottP, Howdy;

Nice fly, does it smell like a damp dog when wet???
Colors remind me of a Chesapeake Bay Retriever I used live with.

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Re: Moss Dog Fly

Postby ScottP » Mon Dec 14, 2015 11:09 am

letumgo wrote:Is this your pattern?


Ray,

Not mine; it's a pattern from Dennis Ross

http://www.dennismoss.co.uk/wp-content/ ... atural.pdf

hankaye wrote: does it smell like a damp dog when wet???
Colors remind me of a Chesapeake Bay Retriever I used live with.


Hank,

It does look a bit like a Chessie; maybe a bit of odor, but nothing too strong :D


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Re: Moss Dog Fly

Postby letumgo » Mon Dec 14, 2015 12:24 pm

Thanks for the article. I've downloaded it to me iPad. A nice addition to my digital library.

The flies in the article are beautiful. Very "fishy", in the best way.
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Re: Moss Dog Fly

Postby swellcat » Mon Dec 14, 2015 2:56 pm

body - goose quill


The abdomen looks somewhat downy. Can you offer any more insight on what feather or feather part is being used there and where on the body it might be found?

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Re: Moss Dog Fly

Postby ScottP » Mon Dec 14, 2015 3:24 pm

swellcat wrote:The abdomen looks somewhat downy. Can you offer any more insight on what feather or feather part is being used there and where on the body it might be found?



It's a couple fibers from a goose primary feather

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tie it in by the tips

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counterwrapped with the wire

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Re: Moss's Dog Fly

Postby swellcat » Mon Dec 14, 2015 3:59 pm

Hope this helps


It certainly does.

Barbs. Macro amplified the "downiness". It's a nice effect and fly.

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Re: Moss Dog Fly

Postby letumgo » Mon Dec 14, 2015 4:56 pm

Scott - You are an fine teacher. The pictures do a nice job of capturing the tying techniques. Well done. ;)
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Re: Moss Dog Fly

Postby William Anderson » Tue Dec 15, 2015 8:31 am

I'm going to have to read this later. Thanks for sharing the link. Excellent looking pattern. That is a sweet profile.
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