Sawada's Silver Horn

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Sawada's Silver Horn

Post by ScottP » Tue Jan 24, 2017 10:12 am

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Re: Sawada's Silver Horn

Post by zen leecher » Tue Jan 24, 2017 10:13 am

very nice use of woodduck back feathers. I like this fly.
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Re: Sawada's Silver Horn

Post by William Anderson » Wed Jan 25, 2017 12:45 pm

Scott, this is beautifully tied. Any idea where such a short, black pattern on a size 8 hook would be fished and how? Looks like a very meaty chunk of food stuff. Curious about its intended purpose.
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Re: Sawada's Silver Horn

Post by zen leecher » Wed Jan 25, 2017 1:20 pm

Don Bastian's display winged wets are tied on #6 hooks as that's what the preferred size was back when wet flies were king. I use a 3399 when tying them for looks.
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Re: Sawada's Silver Horn

Post by ScottP » Thu Jan 26, 2017 8:02 am

William Anderson wrote:Any idea where such a short, black pattern on a size 8 hook would be fished and how? Curious about its intended purpose.
William,

As Bill noted, this one was tied for show. In a smaller size, I'd try swinging it where caddis are emerging.

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Re: Sawada's Silver Horn

Post by William Anderson » Thu Jan 26, 2017 10:49 am

I wondered if that was the case. It's a lovely tie and a likely killer scaled to match insects. Thanks for posting this one.

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Re: Sawada's Silver Horn

Post by Johnno » Fri Jan 27, 2017 4:33 am

As we say down here...

Yeh, nah... Sweet as bro!
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