TenkaraBum No Vise Challenge - Old Hand
by Andrew B
#12 Daiichi 1150, Partridge hackle, UKB yarn thorax, yellow tying thread. So, you could, perhaps, call this fly a Tups Spindrift Kebari (although to be a true Tups Indispensable it should have dun hen hackle). I only have photos of this little bluegill and 8-inch bass, but have also caught three species of sunfish and crappies with the same fly. The hackle is now nearly gone, but the yarn thorax keeps it looking buggy.
“The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten” – Benjamin Franklin
"Study to be quiet." - Izaak Walton 1653
"Be sure in casting, that your fly fall first into the water, for if the line fall first, it scares or frightens the fish..." Col. Robert Venables 1662
As age slows my pace, I will become more like the heron.
The hooks are sharp.
The coffee's hot.
The fish are slippery when wet.
Beware of the Dogma