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Old 11-02-2012, 01:25 PM
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another go with bio this time a buzzer.
what you think guys.am i getting there

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Overall not bad, not bad at all. I'd try to taper the body a bit more & go a couple of mm's less round the bend, so you get more effective "bite" from the hook.
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Old 11-02-2012, 01:58 PM
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Not bad at all Bigtel. It'll catch mate
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Old 11-02-2012, 02:18 PM
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It'll catch and that's the main thing.....and it'snot a bad effort

Oh - I'm not trying to pick faults with your pattern...so apologies if it seems that way.

It looks as though you've 2 or 3 layers of tying thread....try using just 1 or 2 max........it will create a thinner fly

As has been said don't go that far round the bend of the hook....stop 2 - 3 mm further back

Is it on a size 12 hook (i think it is)....if so try it on a size 10 the slightly bigger hook makes tying easier until you've perfected the proportions

I catch my thread in at the thorax, then go down the hook and back up....it's then just a case of building up the thorax a little and catching in the wing cases.

You've used goose biots (nothing wrong there and they look nice) ...but also consider medium orange holographic tinsel or medium gold holographic tinsel...... on sunny day's the little bit of flash makes a huge difference.

Saying all that though it'll catch fish, and plenty of them....

best wishes Rob
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Old 11-02-2012, 02:51 PM
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It'll catch and that's the main thing.....and it'snot a bad effort

Oh - I'm not trying to pick faults with your pattern...so apologies if it seems that way.

It looks as though you've 2 or 3 layers of tying thread....try using just 1 or 2 max........it will create a thinner fly

As has been said don't go that far round the bend of the hook....stop 2 - 3 mm further back

Is it on a size 12 hook (i think it is)....if so try it on a size 10 the slightly bigger hook makes tying easier until you've perfected the proportions

I catch my thread in at the thorax, then go down the hook and back up....it's then just a case of building up the thorax a little and catching in the wing cases.

You've used goose biots (nothing wrong there and they look nice) ...but also consider medium orange holographic tinsel or medium gold holographic tinsel...... on sunny day's the little bit of flash makes a huge difference.

Saying all that though it'll catch fish, and plenty of them....

best wishes Rob
thanks for advice rob hook is a 14 the only size buzzer hook i have at moment
will be buying some today
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Old 11-02-2012, 02:53 PM
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Can't improve on the advice you've been given.

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Well that's an even better attept then !! i was guessing when compared to the vice jaws in the photo

Size 14.....far too small for me.....10's will be a piece of cake for you.....you see....
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Old 11-02-2012, 03:04 PM
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acually 90% of my competition buzzers are on size 10 Kamazan B175's ...which is a straight hook
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Old 11-02-2012, 03:22 PM
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Anytime......we've all got the same flies, and i guess i only use the same 20 each year
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