Skinny Mallard

Teal Blue And Long John Silver

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Jun 27, 2020
The mid Lune rose tonight by 8" and although not a terrible thing for the Lune it started to take on some colour which is a terrible thing for the Lune particularly in darkness. Hence the following silliness:

The Dressing

Hook: Lowater size 10 double - black
Thread: Sheer 14/0 white
Tag: 6 - 8 turns of fine silver wire
Tail : Golden pheasant crest
Butt: Glo Brite No 10 yellow or No 4 red floss
Body: Silver or gold tinsel
Rib: Fine silver wire
Hackle: Aubergine dyed hen saddle
Horns (underneath wing) Fine pearl tinsel
Wing: Rolled bronze mallard
Head: Glo Brite No 5 fire orange floss or black tying thread
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