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Pitcroy Fancy
Tied by William Lovelace

Pitcroy Fancy


Pitcroy Fancy

Category Salmon/Steelhead Spey

Alec Jackson 2051 # 3


Lagartun 74D white & black

Tag Silver Twist
Tail A Topping and tippet fibers
Butt Red Wool
Body Flat Silver Tinsel
Ribbing Oval Silver Tinsel
Hackle White Pheasant dyed Heron Gray from the center rib
Throat Gallina
Wing Tippet (large strips), light mottled Turkey, Pintail, Bronze Mallard and a Topping
Sides Jungle Cock
Head Red Wool

Pitcroy Fancy was tied by William Lovelace, one of the most prolific contributors on this site. See his notes about the fly below. You can find many more of his flies at his page on this site, The Flies of William Lovelace

Bill's Notes: This “modern Spey” is found in Kelson's The Salmon Fly: How to Dress It And How To Use it (1895).

"Return to a Pitcroy Fancy Spey from My Vise"

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