tied by atlanticsalmonflyguy Fly Type:Salmon Flies, Target Species:Atlantic Salmon, Recommended Region:General Europe, Imitation:Mice, Material List: Tag: Gold twist and two turns of bright yellow (or red-orange) silk
Tail: springs of red and yellow swan, Gallina and a topping
Body: yellow (red-orange) silk halfway up, then orange pigs wool
Rib: Gold twist, gold tinsel and black silk floss, side by side. First the twist, then the tinsel, then the silk.
Hackle: Yellow cocks (or red-orange) from the tail forward
Throat: Bustard hackle
Wings: Underwing a pair of Golden Pheasant tippets, tied shortish. Married strips of Bustard and Argus pheasant (the dark small speckled feather); fibres of yellow (red-orange) swan interspersed here and there, over all a topping.
Horns: Blue macaw
Head: black Tying Instructions: Begin with a hook, tie on the gut eye, or failing that, use a return eye hook... and go from there. Marry the wings and tail seperately, and before hand, speeds things up a bit doing this.
GC3769 - Wet Fly & Nymph, 2X Heavy, Sproat bend, Bronze Decent find! Though I've yet to fish with them, these hooks seem well worth the money so far. When tying on them you get plenty of time to look them over and test their strength somewhat. They're sharp with well-formed eyes and seem plenty sturdy enough to land most fish I'll likely tag with them.
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