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Green Highlander
(from Pryce-Tannatt's How to Dress Salmon Flies)

Dressed by Mike Boyer

Green Highlander

Tag: Silver tinsel.

Tail: A topping and barred Summer Duck in strands.

Butt: : Black herl.

Body: First quarter, golden yellow floss; remainder bright green floss.

Ribs: Oval silver tinsel.

Hackle: A grass-green hackle.

Throat: A lemon hackle.

Wings: Mixed- tippet in strands; married strands of yellow, orange, and green Swan, Florican, Peacock wing, and Golden Pheasant tail; married narrow strips of teal and barred Summer Duck; narrow strips of brown Mallard over.

Sides: Jungle Cock.

Cheeks: Indian Crow; a topping over all.

Horns: Blue and Yellow Macaw.

This version of  Green Highlander 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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