Brookes' Fancy

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Brookes' Fancy

Post by nfrechet » Fri Nov 22, 2019 10:00 am

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Brookes' Fancy

Hook - Wet/nymph style
Thread - Purple
Ribbing - Peacock herl
Body - Purple floss, thread or uni-stretch
Hackle - White
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Re: Brookes' Fancy

Post by letumgo » Fri Nov 22, 2019 12:55 pm

Nice! This looks like a good midge pattern.

Have you done anything to improve durability of the peacock herl rib? Is the body treated with head cement or adhesive to make the rib more durable?
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Re: Brookes' Fancy

Post by hankaye » Fri Nov 22, 2019 11:30 pm

nfrechet, Howdy;

Beauty of a fly Norm. What size hook is that???

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Re: Brookes' Fancy

Post by nfrechet » Sat Nov 23, 2019 6:13 am

ray

i twisted the herl around a tag end if tying thread but as it goes with peacock herl its probably a 2-3 fish fly before the herl breaks. might fish better with strand of herl fluttering in the water :D

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thats a size 14
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Re: Brookes' Fancy

Post by hankaye » Sat Nov 23, 2019 9:08 am

nfrechet, Howdy;

Thanks Norm, have a good day.

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Re: Brookes' Fancy

Post by Ron Eagle Elk » Sat Nov 23, 2019 9:58 am

Norm, I've been a fan of your tying since the FAOL days. I'm really enjoying seeing your flies again.
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Re: Brookes' Fancy

Post by letumgo » Sat Nov 23, 2019 12:23 pm

Thanks Norm. ;)
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