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  1. Thanks Larry . There is a sbs here on FAOL fly of...

    Thanks Larry . There is a sbs here on FAOL fly of the week if you want to give it a try.
    Fred
  2. Clear Cure Goo frog boddies are not Fred Hannie's

    The owner of CCG has made some foam frog bodies that resemble the ones of mine Featured in Fly Tyer magazine Autumn 2013.For the record I have no affiliation with that company , receive no royalties...
  3. Thread: Crawfish

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    Great colors .Please keep em coming.

    Great colors .Please keep em coming.
  4. Thread: Crawfish

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    Crawfish

    If you could have one crawfish pattern to fish what color would it be?http://i607.photobucket.com/albums/tt159/FredHannie/1-DSC_0023_zpsb917d0ab.jpg
  5. Thread: Drone Fly

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    Thanks guys. These flies at a distance look and...

    Thanks guys. These flies at a distance look and sound very similar to a honey bee. The feed on pollen and frequent the same plants as bees but have no stinger. It made a fun tie .


    Fred
  6. Thread: Drone Fly

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    Drone Fly

    http://i607.photobucket.com/albums/tt159/FredHannie/1-DSC_0009_zps1662cbec.jpg
  7. Thread: Orb Weaver

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    Thanks bugman and kelkay . Good to hear from you...

    Thanks bugman and kelkay . Good to hear from you guys.Fred
  8. Thread: Orb Weaver

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    That's so cool. Thanks for posting the video.Fred

    That's so cool. Thanks for posting the video.Fred
  9. Thread: Orb Weaver

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    No , what do they do? Thanks Allan ,I'll have...

    No , what do they do?

    Thanks Allan ,I'll have to try that.

    Fred
  10. Thread: Orb Weaver

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    Thanks guys , much appreciated. Fred

    Thanks guys , much appreciated.
    Fred
  11. Thread: Orb Weaver

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    Sure I fish with them , and so do my friends....

    Sure I fish with them , and so do my friends. Though I have seen alot of them end up in shadow boxes and the like. This fly took a little over an hour to tie . But it was the first and I had to...
  12. Thread: Orb Weaver

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    Thanks Cliff , But I can't take credit for the...

    Thanks Cliff , But I can't take credit for the one on the right , it's a live spider.

    Fred
  13. Thread: Orb Weaver

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    Orb Weaver

    http://i607.photobucket.com/albums/tt159/FredHannie/1-DSC_0009_zps9883c300.jpg

    Here is my attempt at a size #10 orb weaver ,also know as a banana spider. I used deerhair for the abdomen and mono...
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    Thanks Byron. I'm still working that out. This...

    Thanks Byron. I'm still working that out. This fly is the prototype and it took about an hour to tie. I had to stop and back up a couple of times to keep the proportions correct.
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    Yes , if I'm going to a show I'll tie up a couple...

    Yes , if I'm going to a show I'll tie up a couple of dozen before hand . Then demo a few at the table thru out the day. Good luck with the soft hackle.
    Fred
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    Thanks, Kyle ,turvy and melk. The claws are made...

    Thanks, Kyle ,turvy and melk. The claws are made with 25 lb mono for the main arm with 2 pieces of 10 lb test tied to the ends to form the pinchers. The segment in the claws arms are buit up with...
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    Juvenile Crawfish

    http://i607.photobucket.com/albums/tt159/FredHannie/1-DSC_0023_zpse59d4f63.jpg

    Tied with monofilament and mono thread with .025 lead wire for weight and flex seal head cement. It has a...
  18. Thread: Tiny Katydid

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    The legs are monofilament and are tie to the hook...

    The legs are monofilament and are tie to the hook ,very sturdy. The body is mostley deer hair and thread and it is very durable. Fishing trout or bluegills would play a big part on how long it lasts...
  19. Thread: Tiny Katydid

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    Thanks stumphunter and Kyle, much appreciated....

    Thanks stumphunter and Kyle, much appreciated.
    Fred
  20. Thread: Tiny Katydid

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    The fly is mostly deer hair and thread . The legs...

    The fly is mostly deer hair and thread . The legs are mono tippet . The fly sits in the water film boyant but not high floating.
  21. Thread: Tiny Katydid

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    Tiny Katydid

    http://i607.photobucket.com/albums/tt159/FredHannie/1-DSC_0031_zps35fb3ba3.jpg
    I saw alot of these hit the water as I mowed around my pond and thought it might be a useful fly.
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    It takes a man secure in his sexuality to fish...

    It takes a man secure in his sexuality to fish with a pink 2wt. ha ha .Thanks Jesse
  23. Thread: Vise help

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    First unlock the cam lever by movining it...

    First unlock the cam lever by movining it vertical to the vise jaws.The set screw by the vise jaws should be loosened if needed to accept the hook. Tighten this set scew with the hook in the jaws...
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    I bought my wife her first rod from him. He...

    I bought my wife her first rod from him. He customize a 6', 2 wt with her name, a rose wood reel seat and pink thread for the guides. I assume the pink guides were to deter me from using her flyrod. ...
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    1139511396Jonathan , first pick a pistachio shell...

    1139511396Jonathan , first pick a pistachio shell that is symetrical ( you may have to eat quite a few to find one,bonus) and then chose the apropriate size hook. I used monofilament and thread to...
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