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52 weeks: 10 – Sky is the limit

dryfly.me.2014-11.sky_is_the_limitHook: Dai-Riki 899 #1/0
Thread: Sheer 14/0 Black
Tag: UTC French Tinsel
Body: Wapsi Angora Goat Kingfisher Blue
Rib: UTC French Tinsel
Body Hackle: Schlappen White & Grey
Throat: Spirit River Spey Hackle Bright Blue
Side: The Fly Co Ringneck Kingfisher Blue, JC
Wing: Veniard Mallard Duck Bronze Shoulders Medium

With the theme “sky is the limit” I started with the blue as a center piece and decided to got for a spey-style fly composed around blue/white/grey. This is the first spey-style fly I have done and I think the colors and flow of it came out ok. The Wing could be a bit flatter, but I did have some issues tying them in.

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52 weeks: 9 – Rule of thirds

dryfly.me.2014-9.rules_of_thirdI haven’t spent much time with married wings, but with the “Rule of thirds” theme I figured I could do a 3-colored married wing. Don’t have the technique down by a long shot, but this is one of those things that I should work more on but I haven’t prioritized.