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by Hans Weilenmann
Mon May 27, 2013 11:56 pm
Forum: Wet flies
Topic: Robben
Replies: 0
Views: 13068

Robben

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Robben
Hook: Tiemco 200R #14
Thread: Benecchi 12/0, black
Rib: Wire, fine silver
Tail: Grizzly, dyed dark dun
Body: Tying thread
Wing: Snowshoe hare, dyed dark dun
Hackle: Hen, dyed hot orange

Cheers,
Hans W
by Hans Weilenmann
Sat May 25, 2013 7:19 am
Forum: Caddisflies
Topic: video - Shade
Replies: 0
Views: 13003

video - Shade

The Shade is an impressionistic dry fly pattern, which is equally at home on moving and still water. Controlled Chaos at its most expressive ;-) http://www.danica.com/flytier/video/shade_clip.jpg Shade Hook: Grip 147323BL #14 Thread: Benecchi 12/0, tobacco Tail: Snowshoe hare, dyed dark brown Body/h...
by Hans Weilenmann
Thu May 23, 2013 5:41 am
Forum: Classic nymph
Topic: video - Birds Nest
Replies: 0
Views: 12665

video - Birds Nest

The Birds Nest is as effective today as when first fished in the Truckee River by the pattern's originator, Cal Bird, in 1959. http://www.danica.com/flytier/hweilenmann/birds_nest.jpg Birds Nest Hook: Grip 13021BL #12 (or equivalent 2XL medium wire hook) Thread: Benecchi 12/0, tobacco Rib: Copper wi...
by Hans Weilenmann
Mon May 20, 2013 7:22 pm
Forum: Caddisflies
Topic: Shade
Replies: 0
Views: 13009

Shade

http://www.danica.com/flytier/hweilenmann/shade.jpg Shade Hook: Grip 147323BL #14 Thread: Benecchi 12/0, black Tail: Snowshoe hare, dyed dark brown Body/head: Dubbing brush, olive - mix of natural, synthetic and small quantity of deer hair (or dubbing of your choice) Wing: Snowshoe hare, dyed dark ...
by Hans Weilenmann
Wed May 08, 2013 11:27 am
Forum: Strimeri
Topic: Coronet
Replies: 0
Views: 13784

Coronet

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Coronet
Hook: Partridge Salar double, gold #4
Thread: Benecchi 12/0, black
Flash: Krystal Flash, copper
Wing: Grey Fox - sparse
Hackle 1: Cock saddle, dyed hot orange
Hackle 2: Cock saddle, dyed black

Cheers,
Hans W
by Hans Weilenmann
Tue May 07, 2013 1:29 pm
Forum: Wet flies
Topic: Dame Juliana
Replies: 1
Views: 1361

Dame Juliana

Nondescript often equates versatile and effective. This has to be a good thing, no? 8) http://www.danica.com/flytier/hweilenmann/dame_juliana.jpg Dame Juliana Hook: Grip 12804BL #14 Thread: Benecchi 12/0, black Hackle: Brown partridge Body: Dubbing brush on fine copper wire, mix of natural and synth...
by Hans Weilenmann
Mon May 06, 2013 11:05 pm
Forum: Wet flies
Topic: Drowned Cicada
Replies: 0
Views: 12604

Drowned Cicada

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Drowned Cicada
Hook: Grip 13021BL #12 (or equivalent 2XL medium wire hook)
Thread: Benecchi 12/0, black
Tail: Krystal Flash, pearl
Body: Wapsi woolly bugger chenille, brown
Hackle: Woodcock wing covert

Cheers,
Hans W
by Hans Weilenmann
Sun May 05, 2013 10:55 pm
Forum: Wet flies
Topic: video - Gosling
Replies: 1
Views: 1236

video - Gosling

The Gosling is a traditional Irish lough pattern - with a proven track record on the lough - but should not be overlooked as a river pattern for Atlantic salmon. http://www.danica.com/flytier/video/gosling_clip.jpg Gosling Hook: Grip 14723BL #8 Thread: Benecchi 12/0, black Hackle 1: Mallard breast f...
by Hans Weilenmann
Sun May 05, 2013 4:09 pm
Forum: Emergers
Topic: Dark Side
Replies: 1
Views: 1384

Dark Side

When fishing dries into a glare, being able to see the pattern is often more important than the actual pattern fished. This is when a very dark pattern often is the best choice. http://www.danica.com/flytier/hweilenmann/dark_side.jpg Dark Side Hook: Grip 14723BL #14 Thread: Benecchi 12/0, black Body...
by Hans Weilenmann
Sat May 04, 2013 5:32 am
Forum: Caddisfly
Topic: video - Tung
Replies: 0
Views: 13205

video - Tung

The Tung is a cased caddis larva pattern which has the concentrated density to quickly reach the stream bottom where it can be mopped up by the trout and grayling with gusto. http://www.danica.com/flytier/hweilenmann/tung.jpg Tung Hook: #12 2XL medium wire hook Bead: Tungsten 3.8mm, black Thread: Be...
by Hans Weilenmann
Tue Apr 23, 2013 4:25 am
Forum: Suve mušice
Topic: video - MSA Hopper
Replies: 0
Views: 14540

video - MSA Hopper

The MSA Hopper , originated by Loren Williams, is a high floating hopper pattern - best fished in combination with a heavy nymph suspended from the hopper. A double whammy tandem. http://www.danica.com/flytier/hweilenmann/msa_hopper.jpg MSA Hopper Hook: Partridge BIN #8 (or equivalent medium wire 2X...
by Hans Weilenmann
Sun Apr 21, 2013 12:18 pm
Forum: Wet flies
Topic: Parched Woodcock
Replies: 0
Views: 12773

Parched Woodcock

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Parched Woodcock
Hook: Grip 12804BL #14
Thread: Benecchi 12/0, black
Hackle: Woodcock wing covert
Rib: Wire, silver fine
Body: Wapsi Camel

Cheers,
Hans W
by Hans Weilenmann
Sun Apr 21, 2013 1:34 am
Forum: Nimfe
Topic: video - Royal Lightning Bug
Replies: 0
Views: 13028

video - Royal Lightning Bug

The Royal Lightning Bug , originated by John Mundinger, is a fun to tie, and proven on the stream, sub-surface attractor pattern. http://www.danica.com/flytier/hweilenmann/royal_lightning_bug.jpg Royal Lightning Bug Hook: Grip 12804BL #14 (or equivalent 1XL wet fly hook) Bead: Tungsten, black 2.3mm ...
by Hans Weilenmann
Mon Apr 15, 2013 1:48 am
Forum: Emergers
Topic: video - Sparkle Half-hog
Replies: 0
Views: 12997

video - Sparkle Half-hog

The Sparkle Half-hog, originated by Goran Grubic, is an emerging caddis pattern which works on fast and smooth water alike. http://www.danica.com/flytier/hweilenmann/sparkle_half-hog.jpg Sparkle Half-hog Hook: Tiemco 102Y #13 Thread: Benecchi 12/0, black Shuck: Z-lon, silver Abdomen: Ice Dub, amber ...
by Hans Weilenmann
Sun Apr 14, 2013 4:03 pm
Forum: Midges
Topic: Sunkissed
Replies: 0
Views: 13328

Sunkissed

http://www.danica.com/flytier/hweilenmann/sunkissed.jpg Sunkissed Hook: Kamasan B175 #14 Bead: Plastic bead, yellow Thread: Benecchi 12/0, yellow Tail: Lady Amherst tippet barbs, dyed golden yellow Rib: Wire, silver fine Abdomen: Krystal Flash, pearl Thorax: Seal's fur (or substitute), dyed golden ...

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