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Lady Amherst (Bonright)
Tied by Bob Frandsen

Lady Amherst

Name Lady Amherst
Category Classic Atlantic Salmon Fly
Tag Fine oval tinsel and yellow floss
Tail Topping and strands of teal
Butt Black Ostrich
Body Flat silver tinsel
Ribs Oval silver tinsel
Hackle Badger
Throat Teal reaching to hook barb
Wings Two jungle back to back, veiled with two Amherst tippets on each side                             
Sides Jungle cock
Cheeks Chatterer
Topping Golden pheasant
Head Black

This beautiful version of the venerable Lady Amherst was tied by Australian Fly Tyer, Bob Frandsen. You can see more of Bob's flies at The Flies of Bob Franden.