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The Gardener

tied by Davy
Fly Type: Attractor Pattern,
Target Species: Steelhead,
Recommended Region: Other,
Imitation: Anchovies,
Material List:
Tag: Gold thread and crimson floss
Tail: Golden pheasant crest and golden pheasant tippet in strands
Body: Yellow, green and dark blue seal's fur (or equivalent) in equal sections (dressed thin but well picked out)
Rib: Flat silver tinsel and silver twist
Hackle: Pale orange hackle
Throat: Black heron's hackle (or blue-eared pheasant dyed black, or equivalent)
Wing: Cinnamon turkey tail strips, set flat
Cheek: Jungle cock, drooping as shown.
Source: T.E. Pryce-Tannatt (1914) How to Dress Salmon Flies. London: Adam and Charles Black..
Tying Instructions: Dee style

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