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Black Dog
Designed by George Kelson and Dressed by Monte Smith

Black Dog, Tied By Monte Smith 

Name Black Dog
Category Atlantic Salmon
Hook Partridge Bartleet CS 10/3, #3/0
Tip Fine silver oval tinsel
Tag Yellow silk
Tail Golden pheasant crest and thin strips of red goose
ButtBlack ostrich
RibsYellow silk, and small oval silver tinsel on either side
BodyBlack silk
HackleDyed black blue-eared pheasant from third rib
UnderwingRed-orange golden pheasant tail spear feathers covered with jungle cock spears
WingAmherst, speckled turkey, yellow turkey, red turkey
SidesLemon wood duck
ToppingGolden pheasant crest

This version of Black Dog 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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