Spruce Fly Faux Spey

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Spruce Fly Faux Spey

Postby ScottP » Thu Dec 14, 2017 12:22 pm




Got the idea for this, in particular the winging sequence, from watching Davie McPhail's [url='https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b__cuh22nBs']Orange Heron Spey[/url] vid. Took this as an opportunity to get some use out of a redhead skin (plus the fact that I have no blue eared pheasant or decent teal flank).

hook - Dai Riki 899 #6
thread - Danville 6/0 black
tag - tinsel gold
tail - peacock swords
rear body - floss red
front body - peacock herl
body hackle - duck feather (redhead used here)
collar - flank (redhead used here)
wing(s) - hen badger (2 per side)

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Re: Spruce Fly Faux Spey

Postby letumgo » Sat Dec 16, 2017 9:14 am

That dog will hunt!

My kinda fly. Love it.

I had a blue eared pheasant skin in my hand last fall, but I resisted buying it. Your post makes reminds me there are other options.
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