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Peacock & Tinsel
Originated and Tied by William Lovelace

Peacock & Tinsel


Peacock & Tinsel

Category Summer Steelhead
Hook Dai Riki 889 #4
Thread Black Monocord
Tag Flat Silver Tinsel
Tail Peacock Sword
Body Peacock Herl

Oval Silver Tinsel counter ribbing the peacock body

Hackle Blue Peacock
Wing Peacock Sword

Peacock & Tinsel comes from the bench of Salmonfly.Net Contributing Fly Tyer William Lovelace.

Bill's notes: "We all love peacock as a tying material that is just “fishy”. I created this fly to be a logical extension of the Love’s Lure. Not that long ago it was difficult to obtain the Blue Peacock feathers for flytying. Here we have all peacock- tail, body, hackle, and wing."

Read more about William Lovelace and see more of his flies at The Flies of William Lovelace.

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