Striper Fly


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Posted by Dave Sellers on 2007-10-27 12:12:03

Here is a 7 step slide show describing a fly that has been working well for me in the delta.
I'm not much a "fly geek" when it comes to pattern. I feel that presentation is generally more important but this fly is fun to tie, it's pretty (at least I think so) and the action is pretty interesting. It can be the difference between catching and not catching.......it seems to trigger strikes when presented correctly with a popping retreive mixed with lots of pauses.
Not sure if this pattern is orignal so I'll describe it only as a hook up Deceiver. I stole elements of the Deceiver, the Sea Habit Deceiver, Dan's bunny strip Clouser and the SST fly. It's keel/rear weighting is what gives it the loop d'loop action.
The Hook is a EC413 3/0. The fly is about 7 inches long. The two nickel Clouser eyes are 1/32 oz. and the thread is 6/0 thread (small thread helps prevent bulk).
I used craft fur on this one but you can also use cross cut bunny strip or even marabou. Be sure to use super glue throughout the tying process.
LOVE the new feature Dan!! This is a huge improvement to an already great forum.
Dave

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Follow ups:

  • Re: Striper Fly - Scott V - 2007-10-29 12:31:33 (1 replies) (363 views)
    • Re: Striper Fly - Dave Sellers - 2007-10-29 15:57:56 (0 replies) (345 views)
  • More Photos.... With Pictures - Dave Sellers - 2007-10-28 13:55:24 (0 replies) (687 views)
  • Re: Striper Fly - IMC - 2007-10-28 12:52:11 (1 replies) (359 views)
    • Re: Striper Fly - Dave Sellers - 2007-10-28 13:31:51 (0 replies) (381 views)
  • Re: Striper Fly - JerryInLodi - 2007-10-27 17:12:14 (12 replies) (567 views)
    • Re: Striper Fly - Dave Sellers - 2007-10-27 18:01:32 (11 replies) (545 views)
      • Re: Striper Fly - Charlie Bisharat - 2007-10-28 10:17:16 (4 replies) (423 views)
        • Re: Striper Fly - Dave Sellers - 2007-10-28 10:41:55 (3 replies) (426 views)
          • Re: Striper Fly - Charlie Bisharat - 2007-10-28 11:01:03 (2 replies) (414 views)
            • Re: Striper Fly With Pictures - Steve Cali - 2007-10-29 17:01:53 (1 replies) (436 views)
              • Re: Striper Fly - Charlie Bisharat - 2007-10-29 20:31:36 (0 replies) (481 views)
      • Suffix - JerryInLodi - 2007-10-27 20:50:37 (5 replies) (519 views)
        • Re: Suffix - Dave Sellers - 2007-10-27 23:06:34 (4 replies) (625 views)
          • Re: Suffix - Stephen Jordan - 2007-10-29 06:57:19 (1 replies) (317 views)
            • Re: Suffix - Dave Sellers - 2007-10-29 08:13:07 (0 replies) (342 views)
          • Re: Suffix - JerryInLodi - 2007-10-28 19:24:55 (1 replies) (322 views)
            • Re: Suffix - Dave Sellers - 2007-10-29 06:52:45 (0 replies) (318 views)
  • Re: Striper Fly With Pictures - Dan Blanton - 2007-10-27 12:38:00 (1 replies) (968 views)


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