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Designed by George Kelson, end of 19th century - Dressed by Monte Smith

Floodtide, Tied By Monte Smith 

Name Floodtide
Category Atlantic Salmon
Hook Heritage Pryce-Tannatt, #5/0
Tip Fine oval silver tinsel
Tag Crimson silk
Tail Golden pheasant crest
Tail VeilingWood duck
ButtBlack ostrich
RibsFlat silver and small oval silver tinsels
BodyIn four sections; yellow silk, yellow seal, orange seal, crimson seal
HackleYellow marabou (substitute for eagle) from orange seal
ThroatGuinea dyed crimson
UnderwingDeep red saddle hackle covered with two jungle cock spears, the second shorter than the first.
WingYellow turkey, red turkey, Amherst
CheekJungle cock
ToppingGolden pheasant crest

Floodtide is tied by Oregon Contributing Fly Tyer, Monte Smith. You can see more of Monte's flies at The Flies of Monte Smith.


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