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Old 02-10-2010, 03:24 AM
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Default The Red Abbey for the salmon fly swap

Hook: #2 Partridge bartleet
Tag: Silver flat
Tail: Red wool
Body: Red wool
Rib: Silver flat
Wing: Rusty squiral tail
Collar: Brown hen
Head: Red

For detailed proportions Salmonfly.Net Salmon Instructions forTying Salmon and Steelhead Flies

Start the thread
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and tie the tag in at this point
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Prepare the wool tail with a nit comb and tie in leave the long end attached this will be the body
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form the body slightly tapering it larger as you go then wind the rib
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stack and tie in the wing
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tie in the hackle feather I like to tie it away from me but it dosnt matter
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wind the hackle and secure it trim the excess bring the thread through the hackle
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pull the hackle fibers back and start the head when the fibers angle back you can let go and use thread wraps to adjust the angle untill it looks right
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finnish the head and cement

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Old 02-10-2010, 06:16 AM
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Beautiful fly there Chris!
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Default Re: The Red Abbey for the salmon fly swap

Nice!

I guess I better get busy.......................
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Default Re: The Red Abbey for the salmon fly swap

Nice tie, good photos. Can't wait till the swap flies go out!
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Old 02-10-2010, 01:26 PM
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That's a beautiful fly Chris. The folks in the swap should be pleased.
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Default Re: The Red Abbey for the salmon fly swap

Nice fly and step by step Chris...

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Thanks guys
Im looking forward to seeing the swap flies and geting out to do some fishing for salmon

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Default Re: The Red Abbey for the salmon fly swap

Great fly and step by step. No matter how hard I try I cannot produce pictures of that quality.....must be these ten thumbs and two left eyes I have. Thanks for posting the pattern Chris!
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Great fly and step by step. No matter how hard I try I cannot produce pictures of that quality.....must be these ten thumbs and two left eyes I have. Thanks for posting the pattern Chris!
Thanks Kerry , its taken nearly a year playing with the camera and the light to get pictures I happy with

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Chris: Very nice fly! Now you know you are turning the pressure up on Ard to get his flies done! LOL!

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