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Helmsdale Doctor

tied by TroutBum
Fly Type: Attractor Pattern,
Target Species: Atlantic Salmon,
Recommended Region: General Europe,
Imitation: General Baitfish,
Material List:
Hook: 4/0 Partridge Aldington & Hutchenson blind eye.
Thread: white then red 6/0 Danville's Flymaster
Tag: Flat silver tinsel
Tail: GP crest and Tippet
Butt: Red Uni-Yarn ( as a sub for berlin wool)
Body: Flat silver tinsel
Rib: Fine oval silver tinsel
Throat: Yellow schlappen (small)
Underwing: Peacock herl in strands (4 to 6)
Wing: married strands of scarlet, blue, orange, yellow, and white goose, cinnamon turkey, mottled peacock and bustard sub.
Cheeks: Jungle cock
Topping: GP Crest

Tying Instructions: This was the most complex wing I've ever married and mounted.
Presentation Tips: Under glass

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