Fly Pattern Gallery

 

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White Wabbit

Another white beaded pattern from my collection that I love to use as a follow up pattern on days other flies just aren’t getting the job done.
Hook: Fulling Mill Graber Gape FM5025 10-14
Bead: White tungsten.
Tail: Natural dark mottled CDL.
Abdomen: Underbody, pearlescent mylar. overwrapped with Hends body glass half round clear. Ribbed with a very spars dubbing loop of white hares mask fur.
Collar: natural red fox squirrel body fur.

 
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WEstern Green Drake 

My take on the ever popular Copper John with some new materials to make a green drake.
Hook: Firehole Sticks 633 #8-14
Bead: Black nickel tungsten.
Tail: Dyed golden olive speckle Coq de Leon (CDL) hen saddle.
Abdomen: Hareline tapered synthetic quill golden olive over a white thread base and dorsal side colored with gray copic marker.
Thorax: Hends Specrta Dubbing #335,
Legs: Dyed golden olive speckled CDL saddle.
Wingcase: Black thin skin, small pearl tinsel UV resin.

 
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Banded SOS

The red and black color theme is centuries old and this pattern capitalizes on that partnership.
Hook: Firehole Sticks 633 #8-14
Bead: Black nickel tungsten.
Band: Painted red Bug Bands
Tail: Black goose biots size match to hook, don't use too large a biot.
Abdomen: Small black d-rib.
Thorax: Hends Specrta Dubbing #335,
Legs: Dyed tan Brahma hen.
Wingcase: Black thin skin, small pearl tinsel, UV resin.

 
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Copper Brown Copper John

My take on the ever popular Copper John.
Hook: Firehole Sticks 633 #8-14
Bead: Copper tungsten.
Tail: Brown goose biot.
Abdomen: Copper brown and black wire wound together.
Thorax: Hends Specrta Dubbing #335,
Legs: Dyed tan Brahma hen sadle.
Wingcase: Black thin skin, small pearl tinsel UV resin.
Collar: Fl. Orange Veevus stomach body thread.

 
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Black Flashback Pheasant Tail

Hook: Firehole Sticks 633 #8-18
Bead: Black nickel tungsten.
Tail: Dark pardo CDL.
Abdomen: Dyed black pheasant tail.
Counter Rib: Small stainless steel wire.
Thorax: Black peacock ice dubbing.
Wingcase: Peacock mylar tinsel, UV resin.

 
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Glass Sally

Hook: Firehole Sticks 633 #8-14.
Tail: Dyed golden tan Brahma hen saddle.
Abdomen: bright yellow thread base, brown dorsal markings and small yellow d-rib over.
Thorax: Golden tan hares ear and iridescent yellow bead.
Legs: Dyed golden tan Brahma hen saddle.
Wingcase: Bustard thin skin, UV resin.
Head: Tying thread colored with brown marker.

 
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Banded Breadcrust

Hook: Hanak H900BL #8-12.
Bead: Metallic brown tungsten
Collar: Metallic orange bug band
Underbody: Uni-Stretch to form taper.
Abdomen: Red phase grouse center tail feather trimmed, split and wrapped.
Thorax: Natural hare's ear.
Collar: Grizzly hen neck.
Note: An excellent cased caddis imitation.

 
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Pinkie

Hook: Firehole Sticks 633 #8-14.
Bead: Pink Tungsten.
Rib: Small pearlescent mylar tinsel
Abdomen: Natural hare's mask fur.
Thorax: Muskrat gray followed by black hare's mask fur.
 

 
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Easter Bunny

Hook: Firehole Sticks 317 #10-14.
Bead: Pink Tungsten.
Rib: Fuschia mylar tinsel.
Abdomen: Cappuccino and orange hare's mask fur.
Thorax: Orange hare's mask fur..