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JoemanJanuary 24th, 2018, 1:26 pm
Matthews, NC

Posts: 2
I have a dozen of these. A couple are yellow instead of green in photos. They are tied on straight eye, #14, TMC200R hook... Kinda of like a Elk Hair Caddis without the Elk Hair?
MillcreekJanuary 24th, 2018, 1:56 pm
Healdsburg, CA

Posts: 352
Joseph - They're called crackleback flies.

https://www.google.com/search?q=crackleback+fly&oq=crackleback&aqs=chrome.3.0j69i57j69i60j0l3.11896j0j7&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8
"If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?"
-Albert Einstein
JoemanJanuary 24th, 2018, 5:11 pm
Matthews, NC

Posts: 2
Wow, Thank-you Mark!!
Just like that.... So I don't have to pour over these tomorrow?

https://prntscr.com/i57kq7

I understand you don't have to know the name of flies for them to catch fish....

Don't Have to Know Everything. You Just Have to Know Where to Find It." -- Albert Einstein
MartinlfJanuary 25th, 2018, 9:22 pm
Moderator
Palmyra PA

Posts: 3130
And this is often a place you can find things. Some sharp guys on here, present company excepted.
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell

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