Sunday, January 27, 2013

Egg Bitters

Thanks to Gregg Martin, my brother in carp Ryan Dunne, and the US Carp Pro forum my eyes have been opened. I feel free. No longer do I need to look upon egg yarn as a derelict, lunch hole, I give up so I’ll throw this, impurity of a fly tying material and way of life. I have seen the light; and carps can see egg yarn; and so can the angler. In certain ways egg yarn is the perfect carp fly material. In other ways, it’s still awful and an abomination. I try to walk that line and live a fly tying life of balance, so I offer you the egg bitters. Put it in Carp!

5 comments:

  1. Good Gosh Matt!

    What a cool effort you have put into this all plus the advertisement! I have had problems I'll admit using egg yarn in ways you have. Says much for your creativity. I'm telling you, you have created a carp classic with the Egg Bitters, every bit as much as the famous Carp Crack.

    Good on ya! Gregg

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  2. That's awful nice of you, Gregg.

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  3. These really are good looking flies Matt.

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  4. Those flies are awesome. What is the material you used that you tied ontop of the yarn on the olive bitter?

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  5. That's antron dubbing on the top side, Kevin, and deer hair on the hook side(bottom, or top--depending on your perpsective). Thanks!

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