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Ard's Nine Three Spey Dress
Ard's Nine Three Spey Dress
Spey version for steelhead and pacific salmon of a classic New England feather wing streamer
Published by Hardyreels
10-08-2010
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Ard's Nine Three Spey Dress
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Type of fly salmon, steelhead, spey
Originator of pattern if known Ard Stetts' (Hardyreels) spey version of Dr J. Hubert Sanborn's classic feather wing streamer
Tied and Submitted by Hardyreels
Level of tying experience needed to tie this pattern Advanced, a complex pattern that uses somewhat difficult techniques. Previous tying experience helpful.
Materials listed in order of tie in:
Hook Daiichi Alec Jackson Steelhead Iron size 3
Thread Black
Tag Flat Silver Tinsel
Butt Black Ostrich
Tail None
Rib Oval Silver Tinsel
Body Flat metallic silver tinsel
Wing Paired slips of goose shoulder feather dyed olive green
Collar Goose shoulder bleach burned and dyed jet black and wound spey style
Cheeks Jungle cock
Special tying notes
Target species pacific and atlantic salmon, steelhead, sea run trout
Fishing notes One of Ard's most productive patterns in Alaska
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By jpbfly on 10-11-2010, 02:59 PM
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Default Re: Ard's Nine Three Spey Dress

Beautiful salmon fly Ard...If I had tied it...I would have named it the Black Widow
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By Pocono on 10-11-2010, 07:49 PM
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Nice pattern / tie, Ard. I think that the jungle cock cheeks really set up the rest of the pattern. I can see why it's productive for the species listed.

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