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Paper Moon tied by Ronn LucasFly Type: Salmon Flies
, Material List:
Hook: Reinhold/Lucas 13/0, mono eye
Tag: Gold twist, orange UNI-Floss, ribbed & counter ribbed with silver Presentation UNI-Tinsel
Tail: Jungle Cock, Golden Pheasant
Butt: Brown dyed hackle, very tight
Body: Rear Ĺ purple UNI-Floss, ribbed with silver Presentation UNI-Tinsel on either side of violet floss, veiled below with Scarlet Macaw, Jungle Cock, Green Peacock, peach dyed Turkey, above with Mandarin Duck, body joint of black dyed Ostrich, front Ĺ, lampglass bead by Mona Golan @ Flamewerks Glass
This is a huge fly and was quite a challenge to tie. I wanted to use the whole Mandarin Duck feathers and due to their curves, the only way to really use them was backwards.
This fly, in hand is amazing because of the feathers and the awesome glass bead by Mona Golan.