Babcock (Western)

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Babcock (Western)

Postby ScottP » Mon Jan 01, 2018 7:14 pm




From Hellekson's Fish Flies, a hairwing version of a vintage Bergman wet; probably popular on the Madison before the Slide of '59.

hook - Mustad 3906 #8
thread - Danville 6/0 black
tail - hackle red
rib - tinsel gold
body - floss red
wing - calftail dyed yellow
hackle - hen black
topping - peacock swords

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Re: Babcock (Western)

Postby letumgo » Mon Jan 01, 2018 8:55 pm

Nice job with the sword fibers. I like the way they lay over the top of the hair wing. Nice control. ;)
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