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Valentine

 
tied by peter.simonson
Fly Type: Streamers,
Target Species: Trout,
Recommended Region: Northeast US,
Imitation: General Baitfish,
Material List:
Hook: Sealey 1797J #2
Tag: Wide silver mylar tinsel
Body: Red floss
Rib: Narrow embossed silver tinsel
Belly: Red bucktail
Throat: Pink hackle fibers
Underwing: 4 peacock herls
Wing: White hackles (4), with pink hackle about 1/4 shorter
Shoulder: Red hen feather, trimmed to heart shape
Cheek: Jungle cock
Tying Instructions: The usual Rengeley tie EXCEPT:
Trim the hen feather shoulder by snipping the stem (rachis) about 3/16 don from the tip. Round off the remaining lobes with fine scissors.



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