Sunday, 27 February 2011

Mating Mayflies

Avon Special meets EasyPeasyUSD
on a hopper hook

Alan, it's a pair of mating mayflies constructed from a quill bodied Avon Special at the rear combined with an EasyPeasyUSD to create a fly which floats like a cork, always lands upside down, hooks up efficiently with sparse wings... and is more effort to tie than it's probably worth.
It is a piece of art and a fine challenge on a 2x size #16.

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