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William Blacker, early 1800s
Dressed by Monte Smith

Shannon, Tied By Monte Smith 

Name Shannon
Category Atlantic Salmon
Hook Antique #5/0
Tip Small oval gold tinsel
Tag Lemon yellow silk
Tail Golden pheasant crest veiled with married strips of red and blue goose
ButtBlack ostrich herl
BodySilk floss in pale blue, orange, puce, and light green. Each section mounted by a hackle of like color and black ostrich herl
RibSmall oval gold tinsel on each section separately
ThroatGolden pheasant breast feather
WingTwo bright yellow macaw feathers with a strip of dark Argus on either side
SidesNarrow slips of red goose
HornsBlue and yellow macaw
ToppingGolden pheasant crest
HeadBlack ostrich herl and black thread

Oregon Contributing Fly Tyer, Monte Smith is back with another beautifully tied Atlantic Salmon fly. You can see more of Monte's Streamers and other flies at The Flies of Monte Smith.


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