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Thread: Damsel Delicacies

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    Arrow Damsel Delicacies

    Busy tying for a Stillwater trippie, here are some early results.

    Red Eyed Marabou Damsel

    Hook: Dohiku (S) #10.
    Thread: Olive 14/0.
    Eyes: Red Chenille.
    Tail: Olive Marabou.
    Rib: Olive Krystal flash.
    Body: Marabou.
    Thorax / legs: Olive Aftershaft feather.
    Hot head: Ultimate tying thread chartreuse 70 denier.





    Squirrel Damsel

    Hook: Dohiku (S) #8.
    Thread: Olive 14/0.
    Eyes: Small Black Bead chains.
    Tail / Overbody: Olive Squirrel.
    Body: Lt Olive Ice dubbing.
    Legs: Olive Ringneck back feather.







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    Last edited by Gerrit Viljoen; 22-02-12 at 05:27 PM.
    Gerrit Viljoen

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    I like the squirrel Damsel.
    Can serve as a tiny baitfish as well.
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    The infamous Green Arrow strikes again.

    Great flies G, I really like the red damsels.
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    Those both look awesome! Respect!
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    Awesome Flies G!

    But I think you made a mistake in the recipe.
    You reffer to UTC 70 as the ultimate tying thead?
    "All you need is ignorance and confidence and the success is sure." - Mark Twain

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    Haha I was waiting for the chat brigade to chirp me!!!!!

    Ps.Thanks for the comments guys.
    Gerrit Viljoen

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    Gerrit, they are beauties! Really likes the Red Eyes.

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    Daai is nice vliegies!

    Why do you tie 6 of each?
    I tie usually tie 5 of each pattern and a box of 25 hooks usually finishes pretty even then...
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    Thanks Diz no particular reason but 6 is normally my minimum.
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    Awesome as always.

    G, have you considered adding weed-guards to these ?

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