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 Post subject: Re: Big beetles?
PostPosted: Tue Nov 29, 2011 7:59 am 
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5xTippett wrote:
Tom, what the heck it takes me 45 minutes from start to finish to tie it correctly. Besides you can't buy all of the ingredients. The most important one you have to kill. :D

Thanks much 5X. Glad to repay the favor.

OB,
That's a pheasant back or neck feather coated with a bit of vinyl cement or the like I believe.


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 Post subject: Re: Big beetles?
PostPosted: Tue Nov 29, 2011 8:24 am 
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windknotter wrote:
OB,
That's a pheasant back or neck feather coated with a bit of vinyl cement or the like I believe.


Thats kinda what I thought...makes a heck of a beetle back/wing though :D

Nubby....I was joking...seriously though....sharing fly recipes on here ain't like sharing them on "other forums" ....we're all friends here. :D

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 Post subject: Re: Big beetles?
PostPosted: Tue Nov 29, 2011 9:16 am 
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here is where I got my idea for my half-arse hairball . I think it could be a good bug.

http://globalflyfisher.com/video/jungle-beetle

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