Hidden Bead March Brown

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ScottP
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Hidden Bead March Brown

Post by ScottP » Sat Apr 29, 2017 11:14 am

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A few mods in materials and tying sequence to Barrett Christiensen's original. Again, don't be constrainted by recipe; feel free to substitute.


hook - Dai Riki 280 #12
thread - Danville 6/0 rusty brown
rib - small wire copper
tail/shellback - pheasant tail
abdomen - my own super secret Spruce Moth dubbing (tan rabbit/hare's ear/antron)
bead - 3.2mm gold
thorax - Ice Dub UV tan
hackle - Mearns quail
wing - woodduck flank


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Scott
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chase creek
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Re: Hidden Bead March Brown

Post by chase creek » Sat Apr 29, 2017 12:33 pm

Wonderful fly. IMO, the Mearns Quail markings are right on the money. Great markings. But, I'm afraid you let out your secret dubbing. :o
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