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    Default Minimalist

    Just for the fun of it





    Minimalist
    Hook: Kamasan B175 #14
    Thread: Benecchi 12/0, black
    Hackle: Hen, badger
    Tail: Whiting Farms Coq de Leon hen saddle barbs, dark pardo


    Cheers,
    Hans W
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    Nice, aptly named.

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    Hans,

    Mind doing up a step by step. jk

    Ha nice fly and aptly named.

    Phil
    Last edited by Fly Tyer; 08-22-2013 at 02:42 AM.

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    Would a fish really bite that?

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    Hans,

    Why the thread? You could've used 'crazy glue'. Still would be 3 'materials' but would just appear even more 'minimalist', LOL.

    Cheers,

    Allan

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    Hans,

    I would suggest maybe working on slimming down that thorax a bit? LOL

    The name fits.

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    Please forgive me if this is a stupid question, but I don't see a tail?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jmccall View Post
    Please forgive me if this is a stupid question, but I don't see a tail?
    I think the wing is the tail.
    It's easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled. Mark Twain

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    Feel free to call those two barbs whichever - tail or wing - you like

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    Hans W
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