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Around the same time as Jans GP came out someone was asking about a pattern for Conrad Voss Bark Nymph, a pattern by Mick Huffer appears in Fly Fishing and Fly Tying September 2008 issue on pages 58 to 63 inclusive along with two variations one is a simple tail variation the other a floating or surface attractor. Step by step tying instructions with pictures and a good general write up including how to fish the fly. If you do not know Mick Huffer look him up on Google great tyer, very good fisherman and an all round good guy. Cracking fly works a treat in bright sunshine just about everywhere.
All the Best and I hope this gets to the guy who asked about it.
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Do you sell the GP Fly
I live in the us and cannot find some of the materials to tie the fly. Can you give me the name of a shop(s) where you are located so i can purchase the materials required to build the fly.
Orion Aon, try the B405 hook it might suit you better, or play around with different types that you think are right for you their are know rules thanks Jan
I don't think that the TMC 2488 is the right equivalent hook. The 2488 is a straight eyed curved hook. I really like this pattern, I'm going to tie some up and try them here in the States.
Hi Terry over in the UK we have shops called hobby craft they sell dozens of A4 sheets of foam in many many colours. Have you got anything like that over there, their must be hobby shops somewhere , if not i will send you some brown foam. thanks Jan
Where can i find this ethafoam in color? I can find the white packing foam, but I can't find this foam that you use in your pattern.
the fly works well just left drifting with the wind, or jerking back slow and stopping. Try different ways. Keep intouch Jan
i promise to do just that. i think i am going to save youre flie until its a bit warmer. its not fair to try it out now.
thanks claudia im glad you like it please keep intouch let me know how you get on
your great looking flie, from now is tied in denmark :) hope it brings me some nice rainbows as well, as for you.
Thigt line Claudia.
Fantastic Fly mate.
Ted Carter Fishing Tackle Preston will be stocking this fly
Hey Jan, had to find this for myself since you didn't send it to me! Wanna bring one of these wee mammas to 4Oaks for me? Can't wait to see if it works in Scotland as good as you say!
Nice one though mate.
you're having a laugh aren't ya.
Well done mate!
Well done Dad , didn't know you had it in you !
HI Bruce the wings are as long as the hook shanks, put two wings together convexed same length facing out hold to the hook shank to get length and tie in Thanks Jan
Jan: How long are the wings? Are they as long as the hook shank?
Looks Good Jany
Great fly - must be a winner !
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