Sunday, 27 September 2009

playing around at the vice

ive been messing around at the vice just trying new things i wanted to come up with a nice small baitfish pattern using the bushy tie method i do for the big ep pike flies the main reason for this is with zander/walleye in mind so set about trying a few materials out to see what i could come up with below is the result



hook.............4/0 gamakatsu g/point worm hook (incredibly sharp)
underbelly ...white icelandic sheep hair
back...............grey icelandic sheep hair
eyes...............5mm conical animal eyes
flash...............pearl flashbou
head...............spun icelandic sheep hair
length............4 inchs
cheeks...........red icelandic sheep hair (although you could just use a perm marker if you like )



hook...............4/0 gamakatsu g/point worm hook (incredibly sharp)
underbelly....orange icelandic sheep hair
back...............chartreuse icelandic sheep hair
eyes...............5mm conical animal eyes
flash...............pearl flashbou
head...............spun icelandic sheep hair
length............4 inchs



hook...............4/0 gamakatsu g/point worm hook (incredibly sharp)
underbelly....white orvis ultra hair
back...............olive orvis ultra hair
eyes...............5mm gold stick on 3d eyes
flash...............pearl flashbou
head...............folded back and spun ultra hair
length............ 4 inchs
tail................. shaped beetle foam



hook...............4/0 gamakatsu g/point worm hook (incredibly sharp)
underbelly....yellow orvis ultra hair/fluro green orvis ultra hair
back...............black orvis ulta hair
eyes...............8mm orvis jurassic eyes
flash...............green flashbou
head...............folded and spun black yellow ultra hair
length............4 inchs


hook...............4/0 gamakatsu g/point worm hook (incredibly sharp)
underbelly....yellow orvis ultra hair/fluro green orvis ultra hair
back...............black orvis ulta hair
eyes...............8mm orvis jurassic eyes
flash...............green flashbou
head...............epoxied head with 8mm orvis jurassic eyes
length............4 inchs

hope you enjoy these and maybe have a go yourself experimentation sometimes pays off good i think this week ill be trying some more icelandic flies as it has a lovley motion in the water

3 comments:

pikepicker said...

Bro....you got me diggin out the sheep hair!!!! purple and whites ahhh yeah....

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