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The Comet
Designed and Dressed by Jed Khalid

The Comet

Hook: Hook: 4/0

Tag: Silver Tinsel and light blue silk.

Tail: Golden pheasant veiled with jungle cock back to back. Peacock crest feathers back to back.

Butt: Black ostrich herl.

Body: 1st section: Black silk ribbed with silver and light blue silk. 2nd section: same as first. 3rd section: Embossed silver tinsel. All three sections are separated by black ostrich herl.

Wing: Jungle cock breast feather tied in as an under wing & four jungle cock nail feathers tied back to back. Six golden pheasant crests.

Throat: In three sections: Jungle cock breast feather veiled with nail feathers and tied back to back.

Horns: Hyacinth macaw.

Head: Black.

The Comet was designed and tied by Jed Khalid, the sixth contributor in the early years of Salmonfly.Net. You can see more flies tied by Jed on his introduction page - The Flies of Jed Khalid.

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