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    Default spider variant

    im not sure if you would call these waterhen bloa variants as coot mole and pearsalls was used
    when does a variant become a different fly
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    Last edited by doobrysnatcher; 09-12-2019 at 12:45 PM.
    how he may read upon the varying skies,from thence to judge the order of his flies,
    how he may place them on his trailing link,know which should float,or which should partly sink

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    Default Re: spider variant

    Nice spiders mate, one of my favourites (and close enough to a waterhen bloa not to look different). That and snipe and purple along with the Stewart trio cover a lot of situations for me.

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    Nice spiders mate, one of my favourites (and close enough to a waterhen bloa not to look different). That and snipe and purple along with the Stewart trio cover a lot of situations for me.

    Steve

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    Default Re: spider variant

    heres my usual spider variants what are stewarts trio black spider dun and red spider i assume
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    Last edited by doobrysnatcher; 10-12-2019 at 11:34 PM.
    how he may read upon the varying skies,from thence to judge the order of his flies,
    how he may place them on his trailing link,know which should float,or which should partly sink

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    Default Re: spider variant

    these ive not fished with yet so looking forward to given them a swim in april on
    waterhen bloa
    spider variant-wb3-jpg
    woodcock hare lug
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    stewarts dun spider
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    Last edited by doobrysnatcher; 11-12-2019 at 01:06 AM.
    how he may read upon the varying skies,from thence to judge the order of his flies,
    how he may place them on his trailing link,know which should float,or which should partly sink

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    Default Re: spider variant

    Quote Originally Posted by doobrysnatcher View Post
    heres my usual spider variants what are stewarts trio black spider dun and red spider i assume
    Yes, those are the ones.

    Steve

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    Default Re: spider variant

    Spider usually has a max of three turns of a soft hackle, and silk
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    Default Re: spider variant

    heres my variants
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    Last edited by doobrysnatcher; 11-12-2019 at 10:55 AM.
    how he may read upon the varying skies,from thence to judge the order of his flies,
    how he may place them on his trailing link,know which should float,or which should partly sink

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    Default Re: spider variant

    Here is my basic spider box, this one is always with me on the river.


    spider variant-img_2969-jpgspider variant-img_2972-jpgspider variant-img_2973-jpg

    I have others but this covers 90% of situations for me.

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    Default Re: spider variant

    heres one more variant pritts black gnat 14 and 16spider variant-pritts-black-gnat-14-16-jpg
    how he may read upon the varying skies,from thence to judge the order of his flies,
    how he may place them on his trailing link,know which should float,or which should partly sink

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