video - Shade

Discussion in 'Fly Tying Step by Step / Video' started by Hans Weilenmann, May 24, 2013.

  1. The Shade is an impressionistic dry fly pattern, which is equally at home on moving and still water. Controlled Chaos at its most expressive ;-)


    Hook: Grip 147323BL #14
    Thread: Benecchi 12/0, tobacco
    Tail: Snowshoe hare, dyed dark brown
    Body/head: Dubbing brush, olive - mix of natural, synthetic and small quantity of deer hair (or dubbing of your choice)
    Wing: Snowshoe hare, dyed dark brown - two or three bunches, depending on shank length

    Note: A snowshoe take on the Hedgehog design. Neigh unsinkable.

    Video here - please view in HD, if able:

    Hans W
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