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Sapper
( from Captain Hale's How to Tie Salmon Flies )

Dressed by Mike Boyer

Sapper

Tag: Silver tinsel and yellow silk floss.

Tail: A topping and Widgeon.

Butt: Black herl.

Body: Orange Seal's fur.

Ribs: Oval silver tinsel.

Hackle: Orange.

Throat: Guinea Fowl.

Wings: Yellow, red, and blue Swan; Peacock Wing; Bustard; Golden Pheasant tail; Wood Duck; Guinea Fowl; Mallard

Sides: Jungle Cock.

Head: Black.

This version of  Sapper was tied by Contributing Fly Tyer, Mike Boyer, who was the second tyer to start contributing his flies to Salmonfly.Net. His contributions began in 1998.

You can read about Mike and see many more of his flies by visiting The Flies of Mike Boyer.

 

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