Smethurst's Heater

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Smethurst's Heater

Postby ScottP » Mon Oct 23, 2017 9:06 am

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Neat combination fo a Tellico, Halfback and 20 Incher nymph from Colorado tyer Frank Smethurst. Best SBS, as always, comes from Charlie Craven http://www.charliesflyboxinc.com/flybox ... arentID=29


hook – Mustad 9671 #6
thread - UTC 140 fluoro orange
underbody - .030 non-tox
tail/shellback - pheasant tail
rib - x-small wire copper/peacock herl
abdomen/thorax - Egg Yarn hot orange
hackle - hen brown
bead - 5mm gold

Regards,
Scott
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Re: Smethurst's Heater

Postby letumgo » Mon Oct 23, 2017 6:52 pm

Scott,

Your tying is right up there with Charlie’s. Wickedly good nymph.

Thank you for sharing the tutorial link, and introducing me to Frank’s Heater pattern. It’s a keeper. I like Charlie’s other color combos too.
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Re: Smethurst's Heater

Postby swellcat » Tue Oct 24, 2017 7:52 am

This one makes a carp carrot jealous.
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