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The Poynder
Herbert Maxwell - Fishing at Home & Abroad , 1913
Dressed by Monte Smith

The Poynder 

Name The Poynder
Category Atlantic Salmon Fly
Tag Silver tinsel and sky blue silk
TailA topping and Chatterer
Body One-fifth of golden silk, the remainder of orange, scarlet, claret and dark blue pigís wool or sealís fur
Ribs Oval silver tinsel
Hackle Claret over wool
Throat Blue and gallina
Underwing Tippets
Main Wing Golden pheasant tail, bustard, scarlet and blue swan with mallard above and of topping over all
SidesJungle cock
HornsBlue and gold macaw
HeadBlack chenille or ostrich herl

The Poynder was 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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