kind of self-explanatory, right? We seem to have some impressive thread-wrappers that lurk around this board. let's try to keep your "first booger" posts at a minimum.
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By ScottP
#700622
Darling’s Moses Shrimp Softhackle (variation)

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hook - BVFT Dry #10
thread - Danville 6/0 black
tail - golden pheasant tippets
rib - small wire silver
underbody - MFC 6/0 fire orange
abdomen - medium tinsel pearl
thorax - tying thread
hackle - hen dun (thorax only)
1st collar - hot orange
2nd collar - mottled hen
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By ScottP
#700634
PT Montana Nymph

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The Brits have some some interesting variations on the old Montana nymph. The one I found here had a Straggle thorax; subbed in dubbing since I had none.

hook - WFC Model 11 #14
thread - Danville 6/0 black
tail - pheasant tail
rib - small wire silver
abdomen - tying thread
wingcase - pheasant tail
hackle - hen black
thorax - Ice Dub Caddis Green
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By Lando
#700635
Eggs are the Montana nymph these days........keep with the times.
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By ScottP
#700637
Pheasant Rump Montana

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Freestyle variation of the PT Montana.

hook - Maruto 7989 #8
thread - Danville 6/0 black
tag - small wire chartreuse
tail - pheasant rump dyed black
rib - small wire chartreuse
abdomen - medium tinsel holo black
wingcase - large tinsel holo black
thorax - Estaz chartreuse
hackle - hen black
collar - pheasant rump dyed black
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By ScottP
#700643
Muddled Blue Zulu Snatcher

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First attempt at dyeing white pronghorn; seemed to suck up the color readily.

hook - WFC Model 11 #10
thread - Veevus 6/0 black
tag - Danville single strand floss flame
rib - small wire silver
body - Ice Dub peacock black
hackle - black
collar/head - pronghorn dyed blue (1 Tbs Rit Aquamarine, 1/8 Tsp Rit Kelly Green/1 cup water)
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By Lando
#700645
ahhhh......that's so cute. Now go get a 5/0
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By ScottP
#700646
Lando wrote: Wed Nov 11, 2020 10:54 am Eggs are the Montana nymph these days........keep with the times.
:cool
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By ScottP
#700647
Stone Goat Snatcher

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Had to sub dyed grizzly for the body hackle since I didn’t have any plain in that size. Since I doubt any fish I put this in front of have ever seen the original, it’s unlikely they’ll notice the difference.

hook - WFC Model 11 #10
thread - Danville 6/0 black
tag - Depth Ray fire orange/resin
rib - small wire gold
body - Ice Dub black
hackle - grizzly dyed claret (1 Tbs rit Wine/1 cup water)
cheeks - biots orange
collar/head - hen black
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By ScottP
#700655
Norski Lad Olive

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Crappie bait.

hook - WFC Model 6 #8
thread - Veevus 8/0 tan/Danville Flymaster Plus white (head only)
tail - marabou light olive
rib - small wire gold
body - large tinsel opal
wing - marabou light olive
topping - Krystal Flash pearl
head - pronghorn white
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By ScottP
#700660
Hot Damsel Muddler

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The original was a neat looking fly so I thought I’d take a cut at it.

hook - WFC Model 6 #8
thread - Danville 6/0 black/Depth Ray fire orange (head only)
tail - marabou olive
body - FTD Starburst olive
wing - marabou olive
topping - Krystal Flash rootbeer
collar/head - deer hair dyed orange
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By ScottP
#700664
CT Doobry Muddler

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Still learning how to pinch/rip the marabou to length.

hook - WFC Model 6 #8
thread - Danville 6/0 black/Depth Ray fire orange(head only)
tail - marabou chartreuse
rib - small wire gold
body - tinsel gold
body hackles - orange/black
collar/head - deer hair dyed orange
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By ScottP
#700675
Dawson’s Olive (variation)

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hook - WFC Model 6 #8
thread - Uni 8/0 fire orange
tail - marabou sunburst
body - FTD Starburst olive
wing - marabou olive
flash - Krystal Flash rootbeer
throat - guinea dyed blue
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