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Green Queen
J. H. Hale - How to Tie Salmon Flies, 1892
Dressed by Monte Smith

Green Queen 

Name Green Queen
Category Atlantic Salmon Fly
Tag Gold tinselt
Tail A topping and golden pheasant yellow rump
Body Dull green wool
Ribs Flat gold tinsel
Hackle Grey heron
Throat Bittern dyed yellow (or light grizzly dyed yellow)
Wing Dark cinnamon turkey with light tips

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

Monte's Notes: Inspired by the famous Mickey Finn streamer.


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