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Tags: Does size really matter?Great looking river from this angle(r) !!!
Orvis "B" Wear
Newest in Idaho Fly Fishing Thigh High Waders
|Average Size Cranefly Larvae|
|Place bead head onto hook. |
Then wrap a bright color behind.
|Begin another color behind head - |
I like yellow or grey.
|Add dubbing and taper back to |
bend of the hook.
|Now wrap tightly forward to|
|I like to finish off by coating|
with epoxy. Leave tail uncoated so
it will flare a little when wet.
|Light brown thread the entire hook length.|
|Tie in 6 long pheasant tail feather barbs, |
leaving a tail the length of your hook curve.
|Wrap down 2/3rds length of the hook. Snip, then add |
6 more barbs w/ rachis (thick) ends toward the eye.
|Wrap thickly at the thorax, then secure so ends slant |
toward the tail. Tie off, apply head cement if desired,
and position wings (free ends) as desired.
|Now snip wings to desired length. |
Wings are shown up here. Another popular position is
wings out and to the side.
|Jefferson River below Twin Bridges, MT|
|Beaverhead River at Twin Bridges|
|Big Hole River at Twin Bridges|
|Jefferson River at |
Big Hole/Beaverhead junction
|Orvis B-Wear --> NEW!|
Really nice water!
|The Poor Man's Lanyard|
|Square knot to connect ends.|
|Large ball bearing swivel.|
|Jefferson + Madison = Missouri|
|Gallatin just before the Missouri|
|Jefferson River whitefish|
|Missouri River scenery|
|Jefferson River N. of I-15 / S. of I-90|