Pupae

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Pupae

Postby fishhead » Wed Jan 27, 2016 1:56 am

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Thread: UNI olive 8/0
Body: bright green and Olive blend and a we bit of super glue across the back
Cheeks: black nymph stretch skin
Antennae: black pheasant tail
Thorax: Ginger dubbing
Beard: partridge


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My best try so far at tying Oliver Edwards heptagenid nymph and really my first time ever trying to tye anything in the realistic realm
tail: pheasant tail
Body: olive stretch nymph skin and olive ostrach herl
Back: brown hen feather with head cement
Head: brown Swiss straw with black marker
Dubbing: olive
Legs: pheasant tail
Eyes: I used a string that is for some kind of musical intrument but I don't know which one

I actually just came across a you tube video of Oliver recently and surprisingly enough this is the first time I have ever heard of him. I've been missing out.
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Re: Pupae

Postby Smuggler » Wed Jan 27, 2016 9:23 am

Oh you'll like Ollie, he's very methodical in his tying and fishing. If you get a chance watch some of his "Essential Skills" dvds. I could sit and watch those anytime, great info.

I think you've done these pattern's justice, they're quite nice and very impressionistic.
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Re: Pupae

Postby letumgo » Sat Jan 30, 2016 12:11 pm

Wow! The second fly looks like a real insect. Very impressive.
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Re: Pupae

Postby fishhead » Sat Jan 30, 2016 9:25 pm

Yea I have to get some of those dvd's. I'm sure from what I've seen so far they will be very entertaining and informative. Thank you guy's. These were fun to tye up.
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