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    Default Whats So Special About Borden?

    Borden Special Crippler







    Notional; seemed like a good platform to play with.

    hook - WFC Model 6 #8
    thread - Danville 6/0 fluoro pink
    tag - tinsel silver
    rib - small wire silver
    body - dubbing fuchsia
    body hackle - grizzly dyed hot pink (1 Tbs Rit Fuchsia/4 cups water)
    1st shoulder - hen dyed yellow (1 Tbs Rit Lemon Yellow/1 cup water)
    2nd shoulder - hen dyed hot pink

    Regards,
    Scott
    Just a tourist passing through


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    It would certainly catch me, nice.

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    It's special when you tie ii!

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    You two are very kind; thanks.

    Scott
    Just a tourist passing through


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    Borden Special Mayfly variation







    The hatch is something to behold.

    hook - WFC Model 6 #8
    thread - Danville 6/0 fluoro pink
    tag - tinsel opal
    rib - Mirror Flash opal
    tail - turkey flat fibers dyed hot pink (1 Tbs Rit Fuchsia/4 cups water) over yellow (1 Tbs Rit Lemon Yellow/1 cup water)
    body - dubbing fuchsia
    body hackle - dyed hot pink/dyed yellow
    1st shoulder - hen dyed yellow
    2nd shoulder - chukar dyed hot pink

    Regards,
    Scott
    Just a tourist passing through


    SBS Index updated 2/21/18

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    reminds me of a mickey finn. nice tie

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