Waterhen Bloa

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Waterhen Bloa

Post by tie2fish » Sun Dec 10, 2017 3:29 am

Decided to ditch the original stuff for a while and re-do some of the classics ...

Hook: Standard wet fly (Daiichi 1550), Size #14
Thread: Pearsall's Gossamer #3 primrose well waxed
Hackle: Waterhen (Moorhen) upper covert
Tag: Thread wraps
Body: Regular mole very sparsely touch dubbed on tying thread

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Re: Waterhen Bloa

Post by letumgo » Sun Dec 10, 2017 7:40 am

Simply perfection...

I love seeing these classics. You do such nice work Bill. Keep em coming... ;)
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Re: Waterhen Bloa

Post by fly_fischa » Sun Dec 10, 2017 8:11 am

What Ray said...
Your ties are an inspiration and this one is sublime Bill... :D
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Re: Waterhen Bloa

Post by Roadkill » Sun Dec 10, 2017 11:10 am

8-)
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Re: Waterhen Bloa

Post by redietz » Sun Dec 10, 2017 1:30 pm

Nailed it!
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Re: Waterhen Bloa

Post by Theroe » Sun Dec 10, 2017 4:41 pm

Very, very nice, as usual Bill!
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Re: Waterhen Bloa

Post by tie2fish » Sun Dec 10, 2017 5:38 pm

Thank you, gentlemen.
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Re: Waterhen Bloa

Post by hankaye » Sun Dec 10, 2017 7:01 pm

tye2fish, Howdy;

Standing tall with a smug grin on your face you extend your arm, drop mic., turn slowly and walk away ... 8-) ,

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Re: Waterhen Bloa

Post by Smuggler » Mon Dec 11, 2017 9:07 am

Very nice work Bill, that wispy dubbing makes that pattern look all the more enticing. ;)
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Re: Waterhen Bloa

Post by DOUGSDEN » Tue Dec 12, 2017 6:45 am

Bill,
As always, your patterns are killer and they look so alive! The body work you do is exceptional....no, the entire package is exceptional! You have got to show us more of the "classics" you have been working on! How about one a day? We want to keep you busy!
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