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Rosy Dawn 

Name Rosy Dawn
Category Classic Atlantic Salmon
Hook Gaelic Supreme, Harrison Bartleet, blind eye 4/0
Tip X-fine gold tinsel
Tag Golden yellow floss (substituted for gold tinsel)
Tail Golden pheasant crest with golden pheasant tippet strands as veiling
Butt Black ostrich herl
Body embossed silver tinsel butted with magenta hackle: medium, gold, oval tinsel
Throat Magenta hackle covered with light blue hackle
Wings Two golden pheasant tippets back to back: cover with married strips of yellow, blue and red dyed turkey tail and golden pheasant tail
Shoulder Jungle cock eyes
Topping Golden pheasant crest feather
Horns Blue and gold macaw
Head Black

Rosy Dawn was tied by Contributing Fly Tyer John Wood. Take a look at his contributor page, The Flies of John Wood, to see many more of his flies.

John's Notes: Pattern as described by Ron Alcott, Building Classic Salmon Flies 2004.

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