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Kid Lopez tied by Ronn LucasFly Type: Salmon Flies
, Material List:
Hook: Heritage, LS 7/0
Tag: Three tiny herl tips tied in before tinsel and looped over the completed tip. Yellow UNI-Floss ribbed & counter ribbed with xs silver oval tinsel, veiled below with Impeyan Pheasant and Orange Weaver.
Tail: Topping dyed bright green veilled with bright green Parakeet.
Butt: Hand made glass bead behind tiny grizzly hackle.
Body: Rear 2/3 ironed Flashback cut into tinsel strips veilled below with Amherst crest, body joint grizzly hackle, front 1/3 red UNI-Floss.
Throat: Impeyan Pheasant, Elliott's Pheasant, Peacock topped with Amgold topping.
Wing: Impeyan Pheasant, shoulder of Gadwall
Sides: Temminick's Tragopan Pheasant, Kingfisher.
Horns: Orange dyed Peccary
This fly is another in my Blues artist and songs series called Kid Lopez.
The bead is a hand made glass bead I found in a small bead shop on a trip to Tahoe last year. I wish I had bought more but this is the only one I have. When you see something you like, buy two!