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Old 06-25-2012, 11:19 AM
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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!
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Old 06-25-2012, 05:52 PM
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somebody pick a number between 20 and 50.............thank you
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Old 06-25-2012, 06:45 PM
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How about all of them? Looking forward to seeing lots of interesting flies! Oh, and I'll say 32...
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Old 06-25-2012, 07:05 PM
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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



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Old 06-25-2012, 10:15 PM
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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!
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Old 06-26-2012, 07:17 AM
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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
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