Claret & Purple Starling

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Re: Claret & Purple Starling

Post by letumgo » Sun Apr 26, 2020 11:45 am

I'm happy you gave these a try Alan, and look forward to hearing how they work on your local brook trout.

What make and model hook did you use, and what thread is that? I really like the look of both versions. I'm a sucker for bleached starling. It has such a nice tan color for fishing flies.
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Re: Claret & Purple Starling

Post by BrkTrt » Sun Apr 26, 2020 5:54 pm

Ray,
The hook is a Partridge L3AS...spider hook #12...the thread is YLI #248.

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Re: Claret & Purple Starling

Post by newriverspey » Sun Apr 26, 2020 6:38 pm

Ray and Alan, those are great ties and purple is a great color! Thanks for posting these.
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Re: Claret & Purple Starling

Post by CM_Stewart » Thu Apr 30, 2020 8:15 am

"Clarice Starling" - January 2009
Body - claret Pearsall's
Thorax - claret Ice Dub
Hackle - starling

My entry into a Great Feathers fly tying contest.

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Re: Claret & Purple Starling

Post by letumgo » Thu Apr 30, 2020 1:23 pm

Awesome! Nice to see you posting again Chris. ;) Welcome back, ole friend.
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