Re: Tying step by step rear weighted Deceiver


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Posted by LeeH on 2010-12-23 09:44:53 in reply to Re: Tying step by step rear weighted Deceiver posted by Dave Sellers on 2010-12-22 19:25:04

Hey Dave,

Thanks Dave. Until I started using the dubbed body, for jig style flies, it just didn't seem right.

It is interesting that a subtle difference in the material will change the action so much. However, yes, I can see where long shuck cactus chenille might be a problem.
I know you have really honed the edge on this darting action, and a great contribution to fly tying.

RE: Dubbed body.
The SST Dubbing is very fine material, lays against the body, when wet, but has some breathing characteristics. It would extend back, beyond the body, maybe 1/2", and blend with the wing.
This might not work, but thought I would mention it.

There are so many material options these day, it's hard to keep up, and the differences really can change the look and action of the fly.

Cheers,
Lee


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