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Denson's Farmer Palmer SBS

Posted: Thu Jan 05, 2017 8:45 am
by ScottP
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Some beautiful flies on his site http://www.robdenson.co.uk/flies worth checking out.


hook - Dai Riki 075 #12
thread - Danville 6/0 red
tag - Uni-Stretch Chinese Red
rib - small wire gold
body - Angora goat red
body hackle - grizzly dyed ginger
cloak - bronze mallard

mash barb, start thread; tie in Uni-Stretch, wrap to bend

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wrap Uni halfway down the bend and back; tie off/trim

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tie in rib

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wax thread; dub thread/dub body

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tie in hackle; spiral to bend

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capture hackle tip with rib; continue thru body, helicopter end, cover with thread, trim hackle tip

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a few strokes to the rear with the Velcro brush

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measure (tips a bit past the bend) a clump of bronze mallard fibers

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fold over body, tie in with 2 soft loops to disperse mallard

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trim butts, whip finish, SHHAN

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Regards,
Scott

Re: Denson's Farmer Palmer SBS

Posted: Thu Jan 05, 2017 9:02 am
by tie2fish
Certainly a lovely pattern, Scott, and an excellent presentation of the tying process.

Re: Denson's Farmer Palmer SBS

Posted: Thu Jan 05, 2017 9:52 am
by hankaye
Scott P. Howdy;

Nice way to pry open the eyes in the morning while the Mr. Coffee sits on the counter making
all it's noises. Thanks Scott for my morning "eye opener."

hank

Re: Denson's Farmer Palmer SBS

Posted: Fri Jan 06, 2017 10:29 pm
by DOUGSDEN
Scott!
Wow! Great pattern and an even greater SBS! I will go back now and review the web-site you linked us to!
Great tying as always friend! I really appreciate you work!
Doug