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Published Dec 31st 1969

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From: joseph · blackmajik93·at·gmail.com  Link
Submitted October 2nd 2010

Martin thank you for giving a general list of thing for the fly. i just recently started fly tying and is kinda new at all the materials and types. made me a shopping list of fly tying materials!
thanks a plenty

From: ShepMike · shepmike2·at·gmail.com  Link
Submitted August 31st 2010

Hi Martin,

I agree, it wouldn't be too hard to tie the fly from the photos, but I've been tying for a while now and can sort of work it out. I was thinking more of new tyers who may not have a ready supply of hooks materials etc and need to go and purchase.

I think you do a great job and I've been visiting your site for years now. Keep up the good work.


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From: Martin Joergensen · martin·at·globalflyfisher.com  Link
Submitted August 31st 2010


Completely useless might be putting it a bit harshly, don't you think?
If you run through the pictures you get a pretty good impression of the materials, which (as in most patterns) aren't that critical. Hook, thread, eyes, hair, braided tube, rubber legs, hackle tips, sand, marker pen and glue. I think a lot of people will be able to tie--or rather: build--the fly from that.

But due to Mike's and Joseph's comments we will consider adding the list.

And how brave of you to put your name behind your criticism! Oh that's right... you didn't...


From: Anonymous  Link
Submitted August 30th 2010

Completely useless without materials list.

From: joseph · blackmajik93·at·gmail.com  Link
Submitted August 4th 2010

what is the recipe for this fly exactly? it a really neat fly to tie and i am wondering what size of hook or type

From: Mike Edwards · shepmike2·at·gmail.com  Link
Submitted June 30th 2010

Hi guys,

I find it helpful if you include a list of materials and recommended hook pattern etc. This is a really good looking pattern and you've put it together in a way I haven't seen before.

ShepMike (Australia)

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