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Traherne's Wonder
Tied by Bob Frandsen

Traherne's Wonder

Name Traherne's Wonder
Category Classic Atlantic Salmon Fly
Tag Silver twist and light blue silk
Tail A topping
Butt Black Ostrich
Body In two sections; rear section, 1/3 body length of gold silk, veiled above and below with Indian Crow, two turns medium oval silver and butted black Ostrich, balance claret silk ribbed medium oval silver
Wings Two strips of black Turkey having white points, scarlet Macaw, Swan dyed green parrot, white Swan, bronze Mallard                                     
Throat Gallina
Hackle Claret over claret
Cheeks Chatterer
Horns Scarlet Macaw

Traherne's Wonder was tied by Australian Fly Tyer, Bob Frandsen. You can see more of Bob's flies at The Flies of Bob Franden.