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Blue Doctor
James Wright, 1830 - Dressed by Monte Smith

Blue Doctor, Tied By Monte Smith

Name Blue Doctor
Category Atlantic Salmon
Hook Partridge CS 10/3, #1/0
Tag Fine oval silver tinsel and yellow silk
Tail Golden pheasant crest and tippet in strands
Butt Red wool
RibMedium oval silver tinsel
BodyLight blue silk
HackleLight blue from second turn
ThroatDyed blue guinea
UnderwingGolden pheasant tippet
WingGolden pheasant, dark speckled turkey, light turkey; blue, yellow, and crimson goose
SidesMarried slips of barred wood duck over teal
RoofBronze mallard
ToppingGolden pheasant crest
HeadRed wool

Oregon fly tyer Monte Smith tied this version of "Blue Doctor". You can see more of Monte's flies at The Flies of Monte Smith.


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