Borden Special Dabbler

Moderators: William Anderson, letumgo

Borden Special Dabbler

Postby ScottP » Sun Dec 31, 2017 9:40 am

Image

Image

Image

Turning up the gain on a standard Pacific northwest pattern.


hook - Mustad 3906 #6
thread - Danville 6/0 flame orange
tag - tinsel silver
tail - golden pheasant dyed hot orange/fuchsia hackle
rib - oval tinsel silver
body - Wapsi sow/scud Bighorn pink (with a touch of orange)
body hackle - hackle hot orange
front hackle - schlappen fuchsia
cloak - bronze mallard


Regards,
Scott
ScottP
 
Posts: 492
Joined: Mon Dec 29, 2014 12:02 am
Location: Ashburn, VA

Re: Borden Special Dabbler

Postby letumgo » Sun Dec 31, 2017 11:39 am

Sweet steelhead pattern.

When I saw your dubbing blend, I was reminded of a blend that I learned from Mr. Nick Pionessa, owner of the Oak Orchard Fly shop. His grapefruit dubbing blend is a 50/50 mixture of hot pink and hot yellow yarn, chopped up and blended together. It looks like an intense grapefruit colored tups blend. Really nice stuff. I will give your blend a try, and add it to my steelhead combinations.

Thanks for sharing. ;)
Ray (letumgo)----<°))))))><
http://www.flytyingforum.com/index.php?act=flysearch&gettyer=letumgo

Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.
Henry David Thoreau
User avatar
letumgo
Site Admin
 
Posts: 9341
Joined: Sat Feb 21, 2009 7:55 pm
Location: Buffalo, New York


Return to Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 7 guests