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Noble Princess
Dressed by William M. Allen

Noble Princess, Tied by William M. Allen

Tag: 5-6 wraps of fine silver wire, yellow floss

Tail: A topping with a pinch of red macaw

Butt: Black ostrich herl

Rib: Medium silver oval braid ribbing over both body sections

Body: In 2 equal sections; the first section is a golden floss, followed by a bright blue floss

Throat: Blue macaw fibers mixed with blue jay fibers close to the head

Underwing: A good size pinch of golden pheasant tippets rolled until there is an equal portion visible on both sides, good side showing

Wings: Married fibers of; golden pheasant wing, swan dyed blue, yellow, orange, red, orange, yellow, blue and golden pheasant tail. Bronze Mallard and a topping

Sides: Married fibers of Teal and Mallard flank feathers

Head: Black Ostrich Herl

This version of Noble Princess was tied by William (Billy) M. Allen, the fourth contributor in the early years of Salmonfly.Net. You can see more flies tied by Billy on his introduction page - The Flies of William M. Allen.


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