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Updated Modified Sofa Pillow

March 30th, 2009 · 5 Comments

Thanks for your feedback and suggestions.  I’ve tried a couple variants and will be tying up enough for “field trials” in a few months.
This one is tied with sporty girl foam, a red squirrel tail, bushier hackle, and rubber legs.

Good additions, the darker wing makes this pattern look more realistic, and the rubber legs add [...]

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Updated Sofa Pillows

March 26th, 2009 · 4 Comments

With spring, young men’s fancy turns to love. Those of us that have seen a few springs, we turn towards the upcoming hatches.  Today’s preparations are for the salmon fly hatch.
This is an updated version of the classic Sofa Pillow. Differences are the poly-yarn egg sac (instead of red duck quill tail), antron ribbed with [...]

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Jungle Cock

February 12th, 2009 · No Comments

Jungle cock nails are a classic material used to tie classic flies, but can be very intimidating to work with.  Here are a few different ways to incorporate jungle cock into your flies.
There’s nothing like the real thing
Unless you are getting some TARP funds, that $250 jungle cock cape may be just beyond your financial [...]

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