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Lucas' Black Reeach Spey 
Designed and Dressed by Clark Lucas


Pattern: Lucas' Black Reeach Spey

Hook: Partridge EX/Long Bartleet size 2/0 Black

Eye: 20lb Dacron Backing (Black waterproof Marker)

Thread: Griffons 14/0 Black

Rib: Large Flat Silver tinsel 4 bars, evenly spaced with 2, medium oval silver tinsel between, 1 medium oval Silver Tinsel used for Counter winding.

Body: Black Uni-Wool 3strands, dubbed w/Black Seal and twisted, then entire body clipped with scissors. (Note: No tag on this fly)

Hackle: A Black Spey Cock feather-Schlappen type from old fashion feather Duster, 1/2 stripped, Tied in at head of fly and palmered, following Large Silver flat tinsel and then counterwinded w/med Silver oval Tinsel.

Throat: Highlander Green Gadwall or Teal 2-3 turns

Wing: Mallard Flank feather 1/4" strips, matching, tied in separately (T.E. Pryce-Tannatt), whitish head

Head: Loon Black

Lucas' Black Reeach Spey  was tied by Contributing Fly Tyer, Clark Lucas, who began showing his flies on this site in 1999

You can read about Clark and see many more of his fine speys by visiting The Flies of Clark Lucas.


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