Orange & orange (wet)

Discussion in 'Patterns' started by Patagonguy, Apr 22, 2013.

  1. Patagonguy Active Member

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    Orange color has something magic, attractive for trout. Who knows why. O&o bis.jpg
    Hook: Eagle Claw Lazer Sharp #12
    Thread: Black 8/0
    Body: Orange floss covered with pearl Flashabou wraps.
    Wing: Orange rooster fibers.
    Hackle: Brown India hen feather.
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  2. GAT Active Member

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    That one looks like another hit. ...especially during the October Caddis hatches when the trout are looking for orange.
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  3. bitterroot Love vintage graphite!

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    Gonna have to try that pearl flash over floss. That's an interesting effect.

    Do you put any varnish, head cement, etc. over the body to strengthen the flash material?
  4. Patagonguy Active Member

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    Hey bitteroot; yes I put head cement over the Flashabou.
    Good fishing!
  5. Ron Eagle Elk Active Member

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    Beat ya to it, Root. I've already tied a couple on size 12 hooks, hoping to come close to imitating a March Brown wet. Nice dressing, Patagonguy.
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  6. 2506 Member

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    A bigger hook and it looks like a dandy steelhead fly.
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