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  1. #1
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    Default Grannom

    One I've tied up for the stream.
    Hook: kamasan B160 #14 debarbed
    Eggsack: slither of green foam in a tight loop.
    Wing 1: 2 cdc feathers tied loopwing
    Body/thorax: Northern lights hare's dubbing.
    Overwing: Elk hair



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    Default Re: Grannom

    Cracking looking fly Rich
    Yes, I do heartily repent. I repent I had not done more mischief; and that we did not cut the throats of them that took us, and I am extremely sorry that you aren't hanged as well as we.

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    Default Re: Grannom

    Rich the CDC under body increases buoyancy significantly, I tend to use it on all my indicator sedge patterns as it's a very effective way of keeping the fly sitting on the surface film rather than in it. Very nicely tied

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    Default Re: Grannom

    Stop this right now, I'm starting to feel inadequate, cracking tie there richfish. I recall a very sparse hatch on the Derbyshire Derwent years ago, the trout went bonkers for them and I caught nowt.

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