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Silver Grey
( from Pryce-Tannatt's How to Dress Salmon Flies )

Dressed by Mike Boyer

Silver Grey

Tag: Silver thread and golden yellow floss.

Tail: A topping and barred Summer Duck (in strands).

Butt: Black herl.

Body: Flat silver tinsel.

Ribs: Fine silver tinsel.

Hackle: A badger hackle.

Throat: Widgeon.

Wings: Mixed- tippet in strands; married strands of white, yellow, and green Swan, Bustard, Florican, and Golden Pheasant tail; married strips of Pintail and barred Summer Duck; brown Mallard over

Cheeks: Jungle Cock; a topping over all.

Horns: Blue and Yellow Macaw.

This version of  Silver Grey 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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