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Saturday, September 24, 2005

Fly Fish with Mel: Newly Hatched

RED QUILL

Just tried my hand at tying Catskill flies. I wonder if I will be able to use them tomorrow?



Hook: Tiemco TMC 100 #16
Thread: UTC 140 Waxed Tan
Body: Peacock Quill
Wings: Mallard Flank Fibers (dyed with Chartpak marker - Goldenrod)
Hackle: Dun
Tail: Dun Hackle Fibers

2 comments:

Edward Ng said...

Hello,

Very very nice dry flies.
I have never tried dry flies on peacock bass and you sure give me the inspiration to tie one at the end of my tippet and present it to them.

Cool blog. Keep blogging.

Edward - mtshark

Nutzfactory said...

Hi Edward,

Thank you for your compliments. Do give the dry flies a try. You'll find it a very different experience from the usual blind casting for peacock bass.

Have fun and do visit often for updates