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Jock Scott
Jock Scott
Classic salmon fly
Published by cb
10-01-2010
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Jock Scott. A classic salmon fly

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(Tied by Alexander Koper. UK)

Jock ScottTag Silver tinsel and yellow floss silk
Tail Golden pheasant crest and Indian crow 
Butt Black herl 
Body In two equal sections - Rearmost section: pale yellow floss silk, ribbed with silver tinsel veiled with yellow toucan. Front section: black silk, ribbed with flat silver tinsel and oval tinsel. Butted with black. 
Hackle Black over black silk. 
Throat Gallina. 
WingUnderwing of white tipped black turkey. Covering this, but not entirely a maned sheath of peacock wing, yellow swan, red swan and blue swan, with over this florican bustard, speckled bustard and golden pheasant tail. Peacock herl over all golden pheasant topping. 
Shoulders Teal & Woodduck. Bronze mallard overall. 
Cheeks Blue chatterer. 
Horns Blue and yellow macaw 
Member rating
How effective is this fly? (1 low, 10 high)
56.7%56.7%56.7%
5.67
How good is the tying?
95%95%95%
9.50
Good photograph?
85%85%85%
8.50
4 users rated 79% average
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By Hardyreels on 10-01-2010, 01:44 PM
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How effective is this fly? (1 low, 10 high)
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8
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4
Average 60%
Default Re: Jock Scott

Collin,

This is an interesting way to look at these flies. I have only caught one salmon on a Jock Scott but I freely admit to not tying these by the dozen or having given the pattern a fair go at the fish. I have fished with the traditional Silver Doctor much more (easier to tie) and have had good results while they were on my lines. I would imagine that the Scott would do better for me if I were to give it a fair shake.

Good post topic,

Ard
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By wovenstonefly on 10-01-2010, 11:07 PM
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Wow, where did this section come from. That Jock Scott is gorgeous! I think I'm going to Attempt to tie one this weekend. I have to substitute some materials like Crow, bustard, and king fisher but I love the looks of that pattern.
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By fredaevans on 10-23-2010, 12:37 PM
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10
Good photograph?
100%100%100%
10
Average 87%
Wink Re: Jock Scott

Ahhhhh, great Atlantic flies should just be held in hand and admired (just kidding). The idea that it will (with luck) get chewed to bits .....

fae
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