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Thread: Alan Hobson's tadpole fly pattern? Does anyone have the pattern?

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    Red face Alan Hobson's tadpole fly pattern? Does anyone have the pattern?

    I would like the pattern for this tadpole fly.

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    This fly rings abell pearl underbody?
    Gerrit Viljoen

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    I'll try and ask Alan to post one here Mick.
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    Found it on Tom's site ...

    http://www.tomsutcliffe.co.za/fly-fi...a-profile.html


    (c) Tom Sutcliffe ...
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    How would Yellows react to this fly?
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    Ask the dude with the tank.

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    Many thanks.I will Tom Sutcliffe's site for the pattern.mick

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    That fly works! I once watched Craig Thom clean up at the annual maremana competition on that. I didn't know it had a name.
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