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Inverted Black Ghost 11 months, 2 weeks ago #33835

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I saw a series of classic fly patterns online awhile back all tied in reversed colors creating a 'negative' effect.
Here's my attempt at a "Negative Black Ghost".

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Hook: Eagle Claw Cricket #4
Thread: White 6/0
Tail: Black hackle barbs
Rib: Black holo tinsel-medium
Body: White floss
Throat: Black hackle barbs
Wing: Yellow saddle hackles
Eyes: Imitation jungle cock
Head: White laquer
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Re: Inverted Black Ghost 11 months, 2 weeks ago #33836

plastic jungle cock?





thats different for sure
Last Edit: 11 months, 2 weeks ago by Normand E Frechette.

Re: Inverted Black Ghost 11 months, 2 weeks ago #33838

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Yea, they're die cut. If they wern't shiny (the white tip is a reflection) they aren't too bad. Less than a $1/dozen. Sacrilege? Perhaps, but when you're playing around patterns, it beats using real $1+ JC nails.
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Re: Inverted Black Ghost 11 months, 1 week ago #33841

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Bass Bug, I guess I've never seen a negative effect. That is a cool idea. I see you tied your fly nice and streamlined too.
Now just to get my flies to do what my mind imagines...

Re: Inverted Black Ghost 11 months, 1 week ago #33842

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I've learned a few things from some great streamer tyers that haunt these parts.

It's far from worthy of Darren's 365 project, but I think it turned out ok. The head's a little sloppy, but white is not near as forgiving as black when laquering.
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Re: Inverted Black Ghost 11 months, 1 week ago #33843

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I think the head had a nice shape to it. I warn you, streamers can be addicting though...lol.
Now just to get my flies to do what my mind imagines...

Re: Inverted Black Ghost 11 months, 1 week ago #33844

Very nice! Like the lines alot. Head looks fine. Keep in mind, a black or white head cement always looks a little messier than clear. Just shows the lines more that's all. Most clear heads look just like that, they are just harder to spot.
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