Iron Blue GRHE

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Johnno
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Iron Blue GRHE

Post by Johnno » Mon Apr 13, 2020 5:47 pm

Hook: 12 - 16 wet fly of choice
Thread: Crimson Gossamer
Rib: Fine gold wire
Body: rear crimson thread, front small amount of hare’s ear
Hackle: Pukeko rump
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DUBBN
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Re: Iron Blue GRHE

Post by DUBBN » Mon Apr 13, 2020 6:20 pm

Well done. I like it.
ronr
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Re: Iron Blue GRHE

Post by ronr » Mon Apr 13, 2020 8:35 pm

darn hard to come by pukeko rump in this hemisphere, but I like it...
NedZeppelin
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Re: Iron Blue GRHE

Post by NedZeppelin » Fri Apr 17, 2020 6:10 pm

Beautiful! I also like the longer name for the bird, are those legal in the States and is there a New Zealand version of Cookshill’s.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australasian_swamphen
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