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Sean Synon (Chute)
(from Rare and Unusual Fy Tying Materials by Paul Schmookler)
Dressed by Mike Boyer

Sean Synon

Tag: Oval Silver Tinsel and Blue Silk Floss

Tail: A Topping and Indian Crow (Sub Red Bishop)

Butt: Black Ostrich Herl

Rib: Oval Silver Tinsel and Fine Silver Twist

Body: Two Turns Gold Silk Followed by (in equal sections) Gold, Orange, Blue, and Brown Seal's Fur

Throat: Black Hackle

Wings: Golden Pheasant Tippets, Back to Back, and (repeated twice) Married Strips of Yellow Goose, Red Goose, Blue Goose, Speckled Bustard, Black Goose

Cheeks: Jungle Cock, Indian Crow (sub Red Bishop), Blue Chatterer (sub Kingfisher),and Riflebird (sub Small Iridescent Feather).

Horns: Blue and Gold Macaw

Head: Black

Sean Synon was tied by Contributing Fly Tyer, Mike Boyer, who was the second tyer to start contributing his flies to Salmonfly.Net. His contributions began in 1998.

You can read about Mike and see many more of his flies by visiting The Flies of Mike Boyer.


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