Greenwell's & Flymph

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Greenwell's & Flymph

Post by FlyFisherMann1955 » Tue Dec 22, 2020 10:41 pm

Here on the left is my take on a Greenwell's Glory. I substituted mallard instead of starling for the wing because I couldn't get the starling fibers to stay together. On the right is the flymph version per Sly Nemes with a thorax of hare's ear dubbing (split thread). I also substituted light olive Pearsall's on the flymph instead of the yellow (waxed) on the winged version.
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Re: Greenwell's & Flymph

Post by letumgo » Wed Jan 13, 2021 10:03 pm

How did I miss these earlier?!

Both are beautiful flies, especially the winged version. I like the way you’ve set the wings and the body work.
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Re: Greenwell's & Flymph

Post by joaniebo » Wed Jan 13, 2021 10:11 pm

Ken

Those are really purdy!

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Re: Greenwell's & Flymph

Post by Ron Eagle Elk » Thu Jan 14, 2021 8:24 am

I'm like Ray. How did I miss these. Both are beautiful examples. Nicely done.
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Re: Greenwell's & Flymph

Post by Updtate » Thu Jan 14, 2021 8:37 am

Very nicely done Ken!
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Re: Greenwell's & Flymph

Post by Theroe » Fri Jan 15, 2021 8:42 am

Like!
One of my favorites........excellent shade of hackle, too!
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Re: Greenwell's & Flymph

Post by DOUGSDEN » Sun Jan 24, 2021 8:19 pm

Ken,
Beautiful examples of this venerable classic! I agree with Ray up above! You did well!
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