Pussycat

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nfrechet
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Pussycat

Post by nfrechet » Tue Jun 01, 2021 8:41 am

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Pussycat

Hook - Mustad 38941, size 6-10
Thread - Gray
Tail - Greenish gray cock ring neck pheasant rump feather fibers
Body - Dubbed muskrat, beaver and olive synthetic fur mixed in equal parts
Legs - Greenish gray cock ring neck pheasant rump feather fibers
Wing case - Mottled brown cock ring neck body feather tied in at the head and extending over 1/3 of body

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Mike62
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Re: Pussycat

Post by Mike62 » Tue Jun 01, 2021 6:13 pm

I love the dubbing; very nicely done!
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Re: Pussycat

Post by letumgo » Tue Jun 01, 2021 7:32 pm

According to Terry’s book “Fish Flies”, Joseph Miotle originated this pattern. Really nice seeing the pattern brought to life.
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Re: Pussycat

Post by FlyFisherMann1955 » Wed Jun 02, 2021 4:51 am

Norm,

The body is beautifully tapered. Plus--at least to me--it appears to have a rib. Not sure how you achieved that effect, but it's great!

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Re: Pussycat

Post by nfrechet » Mon Jun 07, 2021 5:56 am

no ribbing involved

must have been how the dubbing was wrapped
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