Plover Dun

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Plover Dun

Post by upstatetrout » Mon Jan 20, 2020 11:27 am

Hook. Daiichi 1480 size 14.
Silk. Copper. Pearsalls chestnut #32.
Body. Copper lightly dubbed with water rat. I used pine squirrel.
Hackle. Golden Plover marginal covert feather.




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Re: Plover Dun

Post by letumgo » Mon Jan 20, 2020 12:44 pm

I was a bit surprised when I read that you used chestnut #32. When from the photo, I would have guessed you might have used light olive. Did the dubbing and wax change the color that much?

Man, that is a deadly looking fly.
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Re: Plover Dun

Post by upstatetrout » Mon Jan 20, 2020 2:48 pm

Must be the late afternoon light Ray even the plover looks slightly Olive to me.

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