Dark Mackerel

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Dark Mackerel

Postby ScottP » Wed Mar 07, 2018 8:06 am

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Another U.K. seatrout fly that might be worth a try for coastal cutts. Refer to Davie McPhail for the tying sequence https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3OLLGNYJRPo

hook - Mustad 9671 #8
thread - Danville 6/0 red
tail - golden pheasant tippet dyed hot orange
rib - small wire gold
body - mylar tinsel holo red
body hackle - claret (1Tbs Rit wine/1 cup water)
wing - bronze mallard
front hackle - hen claret (1Tbs Rit wine/1 cup water)


Regards,
Scott
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Re: Dark Mackerel

Postby tie2fish » Wed Mar 07, 2018 8:29 am

Scott ~ What color(s) were the body and collar hackles before you dyed them?
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Re: Dark Mackerel

Postby ScottP » Wed Mar 07, 2018 8:34 am

tie2fish wrote:Scott ~ What color(s) were the body and collar hackles before you dyed them?


Bill,

Both were white; rooster saddle for the body and hen for the front.

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