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Raptors "on-the-fly"

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I was at the "Bird of Prey Days" at Braddocks Bay Park today... very interesting. I've long been a fan   of the Raptors and a part time bird watcher. Whether Michelle and I are here in the East or out West we are always on the look-out for; Eagles, Ospreys, Hawks, Owls, Falcons, etc... 


Live Raptors - Daena Ford with a Broad-winged hawk and Red-tailed hawk.


Tying the Found Link (by Kelly Galloup)

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I really like this Mayfly pattern. I played around at the vise this morning and tied a few. Here's one I tied as a PMD on a #14 1xl dry fly hook. It doubles as a spinner and an upright winged Mayfly. The upright wing is also used as a sighter for us old guys and when viewed from the bottom it looks like a spinner.

Kelly's Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EV1AYffuVLA
Thread: Roman Moser's Power Silk 10/0 (or Danville 6/0) Hook: Daiichi 1110 Tail: Light Pardo Whiting Coq de Leon  Body: Deer Hair Under Wing: Dun or Adams Gray Crinkled Z-Lon  Thorax: Super Fine Dubbing  Wing: Deer Hair


Biscuits and Venison Gravy...

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I don't eat Breakfast but I do eat Breakfast for Lunch sometimes, like today... Homemade biscuits and gravy with ground venison.... Yeah it was $$$... if I do say so myself.