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The Colonel
( from Kelson's The Salmon Fly )

Dressed by Mike Boyer

The Colonel

Tag: Gold twist and yellow silk.

Tail: A topping.

Body: Two turns of yellow silk, followed by yellow Seal's fur.

Ribs: Black purse silk, gold lace, and silver tinsel (together).

Hackle: A yellow hackle.

Throat: Light Bustard.

Wings: Strips of dark mottled Turkey, Golden Pheasant tail, and Bustard; Swan dyed yellow, red, and blue; and a topping.

Horns: Blue Macaw.

Head: Black Wool.

This version of  The Colonel 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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