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Jim584thFebruary 20th, 2010, 12:35 pm
Candia, NH

Posts: 4
While fishing in Bristol, NH on February 18th, we saw four stoneflies walking on the sun side of small trees.
About 1/2 inches long, dark grey to black.Any ideas about patterns?
Jim
jim
MartinlfFebruary 20th, 2010, 7:08 pm
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Palmyra PA

Posts: 3119
Try a very simple black body, clear antron or zlon trude style wing, and black hackle.
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
CharlieSawdFebruary 20th, 2010, 10:25 pm
St. Michael, Minnesota

Posts: 26
This is a pattern I ripped off from a basic stimulator has been a very effective pattern here in the Driftless for little black stones.
/Users/Charlie/Desktop/dscn1400_vnf9-1.jpg

Thread: Black 8/0
Tail: Black goose biot
Body: Black straw, over tapered black dry fly dubbing
Body Hackle: Black
Rib: Fine black wire
Wing: Black CDC under grey antron
Thorax: Tapered black dry fly dubbing
Thorax Hackle: Grizzly
Antennae: Black microfiber
Charlie Sawdey
www.driftlessflybox.com
Jim584thFebruary 22nd, 2010, 1:59 pm
Candia, NH

Posts: 4
Thanks Guys,
I appreciate your help.
Jim
jim

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