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Old 13-01-2018, 09:03 PM
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Default Hackled dry fly.

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Very nice, size have you got that down to?
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Very nice, size have you got that down to?
In caenis terms, that would be classed as "massive", it's on a #16 hook.
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I did wonder
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Default Re: Hackled dry fly.

Like that, what's the body? Looks almost quill-like.
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Like that, what's the body? Looks almost quill-like.
It's waxed white tying thread wound in close open turns (Uni 6/0 over an off white 8/0)
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Caenis, the angler's curse.


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You can read here how you can change a Caenis event into a real prospect of catching sizeable trout instead of relying on a wild fluke.

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