Grouse and Claret

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Johnno
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Grouse and Claret

Post by Johnno » Sun Sep 13, 2020 2:31 am

Pearsall’s Marabou silk for the body..
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Re: Grouse and Claret

Post by letumgo » Sun Sep 13, 2020 6:41 am

What a tasty little morsel. Grouse and claret are two of my favorite materials.

Is that a Sneck hook? Cool iron, what ever it is.
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Re: Grouse and Claret

Post by Theroe » Fri Sep 18, 2020 8:09 am

Yes.......and that is an extra nice snecky hook you are using!!!!!
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Re: Grouse and Claret

Post by bocast » Sat Oct 10, 2020 5:18 pm

That's a great looking fly. I'm trying that on a trout soon.
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Re: Grouse and Claret

Post by DOUGSDEN » Thu Dec 10, 2020 12:21 pm

John,
That is one awesome pattern and so well tied! I love the vintage hook that you have tied it on! You should frame this one!
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Re: Grouse and Claret

Post by Fishnkilts » Fri Dec 18, 2020 10:21 pm

I like the color of claret. Cutthroats like it too.

Good looking fly.
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Re: Grouse and Claret

Post by NightWatchman » Wed Jan 27, 2021 4:50 pm

Very nice and quite the harpoon !
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