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Trout Fisherman (UK) - - Fly Masters -

rob hor­gan hook: Size 10 short shank Thread: Olive 70 de­nier rib: Güter­mann CA02776 me­tal­lic thread body: Olive ty­ing thread hackle: Mo­saic fi­bres un­der dyed yel­low guinea fowl PeTer says: A mod­ern take on pat­terns that have come to be known as North­ern Spi­ders, del­i­cate flies that lack a wing and re­ly­ing on as parse hack le, usu­ally from a game bird, to give them their life. Here the col­lar hack le is made in two parts. The outer layer com­prises two and a half turns of dyed yel­low guinea fowl while the in­ner layer is made from fi­bre s of Mo­saic tin­sel strands. In­ter­est­ingly, the Mo­saic is ap­plied in a split thread loop then trimmed a lit­tle shorter than the guinea fowl fi­bres which cl oak them.

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