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Grey Eagle
(a Dee Fly)
Dressed by Mike Boyer

Grey Eagle

Tag: Silver Tinsel

Tail: Tip of Golden Pheasant Red Flank

Rib: Flat Silver Tinsel Followed by Oval Silver Tinsel

Body: Yellow, Light Blue, and Scarlet Seal's Fur (sub goat)

Hackle: An Eagle's Hackle (I substituted a leg feather from a Brown Eared Pheasant. Blue Eared Pheasants have similar feathers but of a grey color.) From the 3rd Turn of Tinsel.

Throat: Wigeon (sub teal)

Wings: Light Mottled Turkey Tail (tied flat on top)

Head: Black

Grey Eagle 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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