Swallow

Discussion in 'Patterns' started by Hans Weilenmann, Jun 16, 2013.

  1. Hans Weilenmann Active Member

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    Swallow
    Hook: Grip 13021BL #12 (or equivalent 2XL medium wire hook)
    Thread: Benecchi 12/0, olive
    Weight (optional): Lead-free wire
    Rib: Wire, silver fine
    Tail: Whiting Chickabou, dyed olive
    Abdomen: Hare's mask, dyed olive
    Hackle: Whiting Brahma hen saddle, dyed olive
    Thorax: Whiting Brahma hen saddle aftershaft, dyed olive - twisted around tying thread

    Note: Variation on Jack Gartside's Sparrow pattern.

    Cheers.
    Hans W
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  2. Jim Ficklin Genuine Montana Fossil

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    Nice! There's a versatile pattern. Thanks for sharing.