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The Tartan (Dee)
Dressed by Andrew Marshall as per Maxwell

The Tartan

Name The Tartan
Category Atlantic Salmon
Tag Gold tinsel
Tail A red rump feather of golden pheasant
BodyDressed thin, half orange, half scarlet pigs wool
RibBroad gold tinsel
HackleRed cocks undyed over lower two thirds of body. Above that a long-fibred blue grey herons rump feather, leaving a full mass at the shoulder
Wingtwo strips of silver-grey turkey
ThroatPintail or teal hackle, tied in above the wing
HeadSmall and varnished

The Tartan, per Maxwell is tied by new Contributing Fly Tyer, Andrew Marshall. We will be seeing many more flies and several articles in the coming weeks from Mr. Marshall and you can see more of his flies now at The Flies of Andrew Marshall.


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