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The Pearl (Kelson)
Tied By Bob Frandsen

The Pearl

Name The Pearl
Category Classic Atlantic Salmon Fly
Tag Gold twist
Tail Toucan, Teal and Chatterer
Butt Black herl
Body In two sections: No 1, silver embossed tinsel, butted with Indian Crow and black herl; No 2 black silk ribbed oval gold tinsel and a natural black hackle over
Throat Jay
Wings Tippet, Teal and Peacock wing in strands; Golden Pheasant tail, Amherst pheasant, dark Bustard, Swan dyed blue, yellow and red; Mallard and a topping
Cheeks Chatterer
Horns Blue Macaw

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

120 x 60 Fly Fishing