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Old 07-17-2012, 10:01 PM
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mine is coming in 5 minutes
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Old 07-17-2012, 10:09 PM
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My version of a Henry's Fork Hopper.

Hook - TMC 100 #6
Body - Foam
Underwing - Green Deer Hair
Wing - Natural Turkey
Head and overwing - Natural Deer Hair.
Thread - Ultra 140D, Hopper Yellow.



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Old 07-17-2012, 11:35 PM
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Tis the season for Cicadas. So in prep for my upcoming Ferry trip I have been tying Cicadas and I was turned onto this pattern by a fellow member. This is the Fat Albert Cicada:

Materials
-Hook: Size 8 Dry Fly Hook
-Body: Brown/Tan/Yellow foam
-Wing: White poly yarn
-Legs: Orange/pumpkin Sili Legs

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http://hot-rock.com/oOo/2/Fly%20Tyin...t%20Albert.jpg

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http://hot-rock.com/oOo/2/Fly%20Tyin...t%20Albert.jpg

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http://hot-rock.com/oOo/2/Fly%20Tyin...t%20Albert.jpg

I like that, gotta link to a sxs?
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Old 07-17-2012, 11:39 PM
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I'm trying this from my phone so bare with me!

http://m.youtube.com/#/watch?desktop...XjM3P1O0&gl=US
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Old 07-17-2012, 11:43 PM
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I'm trying this from my phone so bare with me!

http://m.youtube.com/#/watch?desktop...XjM3P1O0&gl=US

I found Charlie Craven's page and that video while I was waiting... THanks
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Old 07-17-2012, 11:47 PM
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Rewatching the tying video I didn't do it exactly right but its close enough. I re-tied it off of memory and it looks like I messed up the segmentation. Either way its a cool pattern and floats really well all day! Awesome quick pattern.
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Old 07-18-2012, 07:24 AM
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I would say your flying ant is pretty good too. Just need to focus or sharpen the image a bit more.
Thanks! Yeah I know the pics are junk. But thats as good as my crummy camera gets
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Old 07-18-2012, 07:45 AM
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Great ties everyone!
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Old 07-18-2012, 01:12 PM
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I say since this was an unofficial contest, all who entered are winners.
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I would agree with that!
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