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Lady Amherst
Dressed by Darrell Philbrook

Tip: Fine oval silver tinsel.

Tag: Yellow floss.

Tail: Topping veiled with teal sections.

Butt: Black ostrich.

Body: Flat silver tinsel.

Rib: Oval silver tinsel.

Hackle: Badger hackle palmered.

Throat: Teal.

Underwing: Jungle Cock tied back to back almost to tip of tail.

Wing: Two pairs of Lady Amherst tippets, the first two tied back to back so that the second black bar is over the butt, the second pair on the side of the first two and select a pair of rounded tips and tie in so that the tip is even with the second bar of the first two, with a topping over all.

Sides: Jungle Cock.

Cheeks: Kingfisher.

Horns: Blue and yellow Macaw.

Head: Black.

This version of Lady Amherst was tied by Darrell Philbrook, the fifth contributor in the early years of Salmonfly.Net. You can see more flies tied by Darrell on his introduction page - The Flies of Darrell Philbrook.

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