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    Default Hackled dry fly.

    Caenis, the angler's curse.





    Thanks for having a look.
    There's more to life than just fishing....but I ignore them.

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    Default Re: Hackled dry fly.

    Very nice, size have you got that down to?
    "Time is a stream I go fishing in."

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    Default Re: Hackled dry fly.

    Quote Originally Posted by dartmoor navigator View Post
    Very nice, size have you got that down to?
    In caenis terms, that would be classed as "massive", it's on a #16 hook.
    There's more to life than just fishing....but I ignore them.

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    Default Re: Hackled dry fly.

    I did wonder
    "Time is a stream I go fishing in."

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    Default Re: Hackled dry fly.

    Like that, what's the body? Looks almost quill-like.

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    Default Re: Hackled dry fly.

    Quote Originally Posted by olive_dabbler View Post
    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)
    There's more to life than just fishing....but I ignore them.

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    Default Re: Hackled dry fly.

    Quote Originally Posted by taffy1 View Post
    Caenis, the angler's curse.





    Thanks for having a look.
    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.

    Dry Fly 'Expert': Double Badger

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    Who resides on the right bank of the Derbyshire Wye and is lulled to sleep each night by the mutterings of the river, dreaming that "When the rivers and their inhabitants come first, we ALL win."

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