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|Name ||Lady Prawn, Orange |
Gamakatsu, T10-6HR (red), 1/0 |
Golden pheasant crest cut to a “V” |
Medium oval, gold tinsel |
Orange seal sub* |
Ringneck pheasant rump from the top of the second turn of the rib |
Gold/orange golden pheasant rump |
Orange marabou feather** (not visible through wings except when wet) |
Bronze mallard flank tips |
*Wrap the first turns of seal sub around the “V”
in a figure of eight to hold the eyes in place.
**The purpose of
the marabou is to help hold the wings (shellback) in place when
Lady Prawn, Orange was designed and tied by
Contributing Fly Tyer John Wood. Take a look at his
contributor page, The Flies of John
Wood, to see many more of his flies.
This pattern is a combination of two standards in steelhead fishing, the Lady Caroline and the General practitioner. My goal was to create something effective and easy to tie.