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Tied by Bob Frandsen

Baker, Tied by Bob Frandsen

Name Baker
Category Classic Atlantic Salmon
Tag Gold twist and light blue silk
Tail A topping and Gallina
Butt Black herl
Body Yellow silk, light orange, blue and dark claret seals fur, equally divided
Ribs Gold tinsel
Hackle Dark claret from second turn
Throat Gallina and light blue hackle
Wings Two tippets (back to back) veiled with Golden Pheasant tail, light Bustard, Grey Mallard, Peacock wing, Swan dyed light blue, yellow, and dark claret; and Mallard above
Horns Blue Macaw

This skillfully tied version of Baker was done by Australian Fly Tyer, Bob Frandsen. You can see more of Bob's flies at The Flies of Bob Franden.