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Lucas' Orange Lady 
Designed and Dressed by Clark Lucas

Lucas' Orange Lady

Pattern: Lucas' Orange Lady

Hook: Daiichi Alex Jackson 3/0 Spey hook, debarbed

Thread: Black 14/0 Griffon

Tail: Golden Pheasant Rump feather barbules (few)

Rib:Medium Gold flat tinsel, Gold and Silver oval tinsel small (tied in separately, under hook ahead of flat tinsel), Gold oval tinsel xsmall Counter (tied in under hook)

Body: Olive/brown dubbing with edgebrite mixture, mixed/merged with red seal near tail

Spey Hackle: Old/Mature BEP (gray):Bill Morrison, 1/2 stripped, tied in at head palmered right behind flat gold ribbing and Gold Oval tinsel counter cross wrapped back to the head.

Throat: Golden Pheasant Rump feather 1/2 stripped, tied in small tip first with several wraps. (form head to set shell with wrapping thread)

Shellback: Bronze Mallard dyed hot Orange left and right strip Tannatt style: John Shewey

Head: Loon's Black hard head

This beautifully tied spey from Clark Lucas uses materials supplied by Bill Morrison and John Shewey. Clark notes the names of the suppliers where the materials are used.

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


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