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Old 04-19-13, 12:19 AM   #1
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Default Fish Hawk - A Classic Wet

Could not find much on this pattern except that its close relative, the orange fish hawk (soft hackle), can put a serious hurtin' on the fish. Apparently it is a great fish catcher. Good thing this one is going in a display. The body looks weird because I could not get my camera to register that tinsel body correctly.

Fish Hawk
Hook: Mustad 3399, size 6
Thread: Danville's Flymaster 6/0, white
Tail: Brown turkey
Rib: Brown floss
Body: Gold tinsel
Hackle: Brown
Wing: Brown, jungle eye over


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Old 04-19-13, 05:19 AM   #2
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Old 04-28-13, 07:21 PM   #3
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I would fish that! Looks a lil bit like a muddler minnow to me. World class fly as usual

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