Wood Special

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Wood Special

Post by ScottP » Fri Feb 03, 2017 9:03 am

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A vintage New England brook trout streamer.


hook - Mustad 79580 #6
thread - Danville 6/0 black
tail - golden pheasant tippet
rib - small tinsel silver
body - chenille fluoro orange
wing - mallard flank (or woodduck)
hackle - grizzly

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Scott
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Re: Wood Special

Post by redietz » Fri Feb 03, 2017 9:16 am

I've caught a lot of fish on that fly, and not just landlockeds in Maine. Tie it a bit smaller, and it's a passable stone fly nymph ( especially when tied with wood duck) as well as a streamer. I'm glad to see it posted here.
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Re: Wood Special

Post by ScottP » Fri Feb 03, 2017 9:30 am

Bob,

Thank you; It was your post over on Classic Flytying forum that got my attention

http://www.classicflytying.com/index.ph ... opic=38826

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