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Simple garfish

Garfish pattern for pelagic species around Darwin Harbour
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Simple garfish
List of materials
2/0 long shank hook Lead wire White thread White synthetic wing material Blue synthetic wing material Red thread Epoxy

Step 1

Using a 2/0 longshank hook
Wrapped some lead wire at start of hook bend
Two layers about 4-5mm long all at bend in basically a lump
Dabbed that with nail polish then wrapped to secure with thread
Then a touch of flash (8-12 fibres) tied at hook bend
Some synthetic fibres around all this to encapsulate the flash material
Then a subtle few blue fibres along the top - don't go overboard here just a hint of colour
I attach the prism eyes by placing a dob of clear silicone, a bit smaller then View more...

Fly tying - Simple garfish - Step 1


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