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Old 13-01-2018, 05:51 PM
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Default Brassie variant

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Hook: TMC 2487BL #18
Body: Copper wire (UTC small)
Thorax: Peacock herl
Bead: Copper
Thread: Benecchi 12/0

An adaptation of the classic Brassie inspired by Rick Takahashi and Jerry Hubka's book Modern Midges. Can just about be tied down to a size 22 - hardest part is getting that damned bead on the hook!

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Default Re: Brassie variant

Great fly and neatly tied. I often add a single turn of partridge or starling as a hackle. Adds that tiny bit of movement which can decide a fish.
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