Belgrade

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tie2fish
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Belgrade

Post by tie2fish » Sat Mar 31, 2018 8:41 am

Another classic wet fly in the Bergman tradition ...

Hook: Mustad 3906B, Size #6 - #12
Thread: Underbody ~ white 6/0, finish ~ black 6/0
Tail: Married mallard slips, red over white
Tip: One wrap small black chenille
Body hackle: Claret hen saddle, one side stripped
Rib: Narrow flat mylar gold tinsel
Body: Yellow wool (or dubbing)
Wing: Married mallard slips, white over narrow red over white
Cheek (optional): Jungle cock nails

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Re: Belgrade

Post by Roadkill » Sat Mar 31, 2018 10:14 am

Beautiful tie!
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Re: Belgrade

Post by hankaye » Sat Mar 31, 2018 6:37 pm

tie2fish, Howdy;

Mr. Bill, beautiful specimen, almost as if you'd ripped it from a catalogue from that era.
Dang you do some excellent work!

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Re: Belgrade

Post by Theroe » Sat Mar 31, 2018 7:45 pm

tie2fish wrote:Another classic wet fly in the Bergman tradition ...

Hook: Mustad 3906B, Size #6 - #12
Thread: Underbody ~ white 6/0, finish ~ black 6/0
Tail: Married mallard slips, red over white
Tip: One wrap small black chenille
Body hackle: Claret hen saddle, one side stripped
Rib: Narrow flat mylar gold tinsel
Body: Yellow wool (or dubbing)
Wing: Married mallard slips, white over narrow red over white
Cheek (optional): Jungle cock nails

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Re: Belgrade

Post by chase creek » Sat Mar 31, 2018 9:33 pm

Absolutely wonderful, Bill!
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Re: Belgrade

Post by daringduffer » Sun Apr 01, 2018 6:25 am

'orrible, Bill, just 'orrible :shock: :shock: :D

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Re: Belgrade

Post by DOUGSDEN » Mon Apr 02, 2018 7:05 am

Bill,
Another classic from your vice! Your tying is up here........I'm down here.....somewhere! Please keep them coming downstream to us dear Bill! We will gobble them up like a hungry trout!
Dougsden
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