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Driftwood Spey
An Original Pattern by Ard Stetts

Driftwood Spey

Name Driftwood Spey
Category Pacific Salmon/Trout/Steelhead
Hook Daiichi Alec Jackson Spey sized 1.5
Thread Black
Tag Oval copper tinsel fine
Tail Short golden pheasant crest dyed dk. olive green
Body Black spun fur
Rib Braided copper tinsel wide; Follow with a burnt spey hackle dyed heron grey
Collar Burnt spey hackle dyed brown
Wing A bronzed mallard feather folded and tied over all
Head Lacquered black tying thread

Driftwood Spey is an original fly designed by Ard Stetts for his "Wood Series" as described in his Article A Late Autumn Day in Alaska. You can see more of Ard's flies at The Flies of Ard Stetts. See his notes about this fly below.

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