Muskrat Flymph

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Muskrat Flymph

Postby Roadkill » Fri Apr 20, 2018 7:12 pm

Here is a new one for me...
Hook- Mustad 3906B #12
Thread- Rusty Brown Flymaster
Body- Kit Muskrat belly fur
Tail and Thorax Hackle- Dark Barred Ginger Whiting Hen Neck

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Re: Muskrat Flymph

Postby DOUGSDEN » Fri Apr 20, 2018 7:47 pm

This pattern is awesome! I love the tawny brown of the Muskrat Kit Belly Fur. It is just right is color and texture! And the barred ginger tail and thorax go so well with the overall good look of this very buggy looking pattern! Wow! What else is on the play list for the near future?
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Re: Muskrat Flymph

Postby letumgo » Fri Apr 20, 2018 8:26 pm

Outstanding! Definitely a “go to” pattern. I need a whole row of these in my spring lineup.

Thanks for the inspiration. ;)
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Re: Muskrat Flymph

Postby tie2fish » Sat Apr 21, 2018 6:36 am

An excellent rendering, Bill. Mimics many of the nymphs that trout will encounter.
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Re: Muskrat Flymph

Postby Old Hat » Sat Apr 21, 2018 7:34 am

That's awesome Bill! A great looking general practitioner. Reminds a bit of Hafele's March Brown.
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