Troutnut.com Fly Fishing for Trout Home
User Password
or register.
Scientific name search:

> > Adult Early Black Stone

WolveJanuary 10th, 2008, 5:32 am
Posts: 1I am trying to tie a female adult early black stone. I want a fly that will look like it is laying eggs at or in the surface of the water. The pattern I am working on calls for wood duck underwing with dark grey duck overwing flaired. I am not sure how to flair the duck wings on this fly. I tied one with standard duck quill wings on the side but somehow it doesn't look right. I think the pattern means strands of a duck feather but I am not sure. Can anyone help me out?
DanoJanuary 10th, 2008, 6:56 am
Vanderbilt, Michigan

Posts: 101
Perhaps if you could name the exact nomenclature of the fly pattern, more concise advice could be given...

In general, though, most reciepes will specify quill barbs vs. quill segments. In tying a flared (delta) wing each wing is tied on seperately at the desired angle, then one or two half figure 8 wraps to make final adjustments.

Dano


Eventually, all things merge into one...and a river runs through it.

Quick Reply

You have to be logged in to post on the forum. It's this easy:
Username:          Email:

Password:    Confirm Password:

I am at least 13 years old and agree to the rules.

Related Discussions

TitleRepliesLast Reply
Re: Help identify this...dragonfly?
In the Identify This! Board by Fallen513
6Nov 4, 2011
by Dinerobyn
Re: Dark Hendrickson wings
In Fly Tying by Roguerat
5May 9, 2013
by Roguerat
Re: 2 tail
In the Identify This! Board by Sandfly
4Nov 12, 2011
by Sayfu
Re: Isos with green edged wings
In Female Isonychia bicolor Mayfly Dun by Kenlindblom
3Jul 28, 2013
by Martinlf
Re: Borcher's Drake
In Female Leptophlebia Mayfly Dun by Oldredbarn
3May 13, 2010
by TNEAL
Re: October Caddis
In Dicosmoecus gilvipes Caddisfly Adult by Gutcutter
2Sep 8, 2011
by Sayfu
Re: International Fly Tying Symposium
In Fly Tying by Shawnny3
6Nov 20, 2009
by CaseyP
Re: Polypro mesh
In Fly Tying by Martinlf
2Jul 24, 2008
by Martinlf
Emergence
In Brachycentrus appalachia Caddisfly Adult by Martinlf
0
Re: fly names
In General Discussion by Konchu
2May 28, 2009
by GONZO
Most Recent Posts
Invitation to the 33rd Slovenian Open Fly Tying Championship 2020
In General Discussion by Lucky_luke
Re: Fishing Rod Suggestions
In Gear Talk by Princemoga (Wbranch replied)
Re: Floating line, WF or DT
In Gear Talk by Red_green_h (Wbranch replied)
Re: Little Manistee
In Fishing Reports by Summer_doug
Re: Iowa Driftless
In General Discussion by KevinB (Red_green_h replied)
Re: Need an excuse to buy new rods
In Gear Talk by Barbaube (Red_green_h replied)
Re: Rio Puerco, Northern New Mexico
In Fishing Reports by Red_green_h
Re: Euro Nymph Rod
In Gear Talk by Wbranch (Barbaube replied)
Re: Firehole Dry Fly hooks
In Fly Tying by Iasgair (Hendo replied)
Re: help with midge adult
In the Identify This! Board by Cherylkorca (Taxon replied)