Road Runner

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Hans Weilenmann
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Road Runner

Post by Hans Weilenmann » Sun May 31, 2009 11:35 am

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Road Runner
Hook: Partridge CZF #14
Thread: Benecchi 12/0, black
Hackle: Grouse wing covert
Tip: Krystal flash, opal
Rib: Krystal flash, opal - twisted
Body: Coyote underfur, in split thread

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Re: Road Runner

Post by letumgo » Sun May 31, 2009 1:11 pm

Beep Beep...Zip...Twang!!!

One of my favorite cartoons, as a kid.

The hook and swept back hackle do a nice job of implying speed. Lovely blend of materials and craftsmanship, Hans.
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Re: Road Runner

Post by chase creek » Sun May 31, 2009 2:14 pm

I think the grouse wing hackle is just the right choice for this one, along with the choice of hook.
very nice tie, thanks for posting.
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Re: Road Runner

Post by VERN-O » Mon Jun 01, 2009 5:44 am

sweet lines....that's one dirty bird!!! stunning to say the least
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Re: Road Runner

Post by William Anderson » Mon Jun 01, 2009 9:33 am

I always liked the road runner more than Wile E, but this seals the deal for me. nice fly.

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