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s fontinalis 07-07-2013 07:35 PM

Classic Spey's and Dee's
Along the lines of the other threads i've started, i'll add to this one the classic speys and dees I tie.
Feel free to add to it if anyone else is tying these flies.

First couple here. All are tied on Mustad Chestertown 3298 hooks, size 6

Henry Wade's Spey Fly No 2 (from Halcyon)

Avon Eagle (Dee) from Pryce-Tannatt

Lady Caroline (Kelson)

s fontinalis 07-10-2013 03:34 PM

Re: Classic Spey's and Dee's
From kelson, this is a slight variant of the Black King. The three turns of wool at the back of the body should be orange, my my wits left me last night and i used red.
Hackle is schlappen.
Hook is a McNeese Blue Heron Size 3

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