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African Queen tied by Ronn LucasFly Type: Salmon Flies
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African Queen, 10/9/05
Hook: Ron Reinhold & Ronn Lucas, Sr. Hook is about a 15/0 and is 4 ĹĒ long
Thread/Head: White/ metallic brown fingernail polish, gut is colored brown
Tag: Fine oval gold UNI-Tinsel, small oval gold UNI-Tinsel, Pumpkin UNI-Floss, ribbed with oval gold UNI-Tinsel on either side and separating two colours of tan floss, brown UNI-Micro Tinsel, veiled below with first year Satyr Tragopan Pheasant, Jungle Cock
Tail: First year Satyr Tragopan Pheasant
Butt: Hand made lampglass bead by Jeff Barber
Body: Two colours of brown floss, ribbed with (from rear of rib) gold oval UNI-Tinsel, yellow floss, gold oval UNI-Tinsel, orange floss, gold oval UNI-Tinsel, maroon floss, gold oval UNI-Tinsel, gold oval UNI-Tinsel, embossed copper tinsel, gold oval UNI-Tinsel.
Throat: Mandarin Duck, Mearns Quail, Kingfisher, Amgold
Wing: Kori Bustard, underwing coverts
Shoulder: Cabotís Tragopan Pheasant
Sides: Burchellís Coucal
Horns: Stripped feather shafts dyed brownish orange.
This is a very big fly at 5"+ long.