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Cockroach Spey

tied by atlanticsalmonflyguy
Fly Type: Spey,
Target Species: Steelhead,
Recommended Region: Northwest US,
Imitation: Shrimp/Prawns,
Material List:
Hook: Partridge CS10/1 size 1
Thread: red
Body: 2/3 flat copper tinsel, 1/3 black seal
Rib: medium oval coper in wide turns, cross-rib fine oval gold
Hackle: Blue Eared Pheasant, as long as possible
throat: black and white spotted (not speckled) guinea fowl
Wing: 4 hooded merganser flank feathers tented low and wide
Cheeks: jungle cock short
Tying Instructions: Body should be short on the hook, starting well forward of the point. Seal should be picked out a bit to make it somewhat shaggy.

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