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    Default Tying Challenge: Week 2

    Hopefully this week we can get more people involved and perhaps some beginning fly tiers. The fly for this week is an old standby that everyone should have in their box and be fishing if they are in the Smokies, the Gold-ribbed Hares Ear nymph and variations of that pattern. Be creative, try something new with this pattern, or if you are a beginner tier, focus on proportion and show us what you've got. Lots of room for creativity here so have fun!
    "Then He said to them, 'Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men.'" Matthew 4:19

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    somebody pick a number between 20 and 50.............thank you
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    How about all of them? Looking forward to seeing lots of interesting flies! Oh, and I'll say 32...
    "Then He said to them, 'Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men.'" Matthew 4:19

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    Ok lets get this thing going ..........here goes the rabbit bug size 16

    hook: 16
    thread: 8/0 rust
    tail: hare guard hairs
    rib: gold wire
    body: bull frawg dubbing
    shell back: turkey tail fibers
    thorax: underfur hares foot in dubbing loop
    legs: centipede legs


    Last edited by olesmoke; 06-26-2012 at 06:51 PM. Reason: might be out of line.

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    I like the rubber legs. I have never tied them that way but was wondering if anyone would try that...very nice!
    "Then He said to them, 'Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men.'" Matthew 4:19

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    Take a look at this pattern. Have caught lots of fish with it.

    http://www.completefisher.com/forum/...pic.php?t=7714
    "never let a day go by without telling the CHILDREN how special they are"

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