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Old 01-24-2011, 10:25 PM
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Default Re: Classic New Zealand Streamers

The Spa Special

Hook - #2 - #8
Tail - A Bunch of Turkey Tail (try to match the grey of the partridge feathers)
Rib - Silver
Body - Yellow Mohair or Wool
Cheeks - Hungarian Partridge (use the feathers that are grey with no thick barring).

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This killer style fly was first created by Leslie Newdick, one of the hosts of the spa hotel in Taupo many years ago. The hotel had the rights to a section of the Waikato river, and it is said to be a very efective fly in that area.

I think that with all that paratridge its gotta be good

Chris
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