Is pink the "secret sauce"?

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Re: Is pink the "secret sauce"?

Post by Terrestrial12 » Tue Mar 14, 2023 10:37 am

One of my top producing flies is a version of the pink squirrel. It's murder. I don't use a crystal flash tail and instead of a pink chenille collar on top I just do pine squirrel or domestic gray squirrel in a dubbing loop for the body with pink ice dub or shredded up killer bug yarn in a split thread for a collar and a gold bead. Or I'll do the squirrel the whole way and just use a hot pink bead. Try it!
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Re: Is pink the "secret sauce"?

Post by gingerdun » Tue Mar 21, 2023 8:46 am

My most productive fly has a little pink dubbing spun on orange silk.
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Re: Is pink the "secret sauce"?

Post by Mike62 » Sat Mar 25, 2023 7:40 pm

That's a gorgeous tie, Lance; it looks ancestral, a family fly.
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Re: Is pink the "secret sauce"?

Post by rlporter507 » Sat Apr 08, 2023 4:38 pm

What dubbing is that pink? gorgeous fly!
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Re: Is pink the "secret sauce"?

Post by Theroe » Tue Jun 20, 2023 1:30 pm

Mike62 wrote: Wed Feb 22, 2023 4:31 pm
Theroe wrote: Wed Feb 22, 2023 3:21 pm Pink Darbee hackle - = murder!
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Re: Is pink the "secret sauce"?

Post by Theroe » Tue Jun 20, 2023 1:31 pm

gingerdun wrote: Tue Mar 21, 2023 8:46 am My most productive fly has a little pink dubbing spun on orange silk.
🧐 that’s a mighty sexy hook you’re using their Mr. Hidy! What make and model?
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Re: Is pink the "secret sauce"?

Post by Old Hat » Mon Jun 26, 2023 9:21 am

gingerdun wrote: Tue Mar 21, 2023 8:46 am My most productive fly has a little pink dubbing spun on orange silk.
That is a beauty!
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Re: Is pink the "secret sauce"?

Post by Old Hat » Mon Jun 26, 2023 9:23 am

Besides a Tups, this is the only other "pink fly" I use. A general soft hackle with salmonberry Pearsall's.
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Re: Is pink the "secret sauce"?

Post by Old Hat » Mon Jun 26, 2023 9:28 am

"Pink" sounds like a good Fly Swap theme. Just saying.
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Re: Is pink the "secret sauce"?

Post by DarrellP » Tue Jun 27, 2023 10:51 am

Beautiful fly. I would participate in a pink fly swap.
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