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Undertaker Spey
Tied by Clifford J. Carstens

Undertaker Spey 

Name Undertaker Spey
Category Steelhead
Hook Alec Jackson Spey, 2050, size 1.5
Thread Black Uni 6/0 un-waxed
Rib Medium gold wire; Counter wrapped through hackle
Body Peacock herl
Hackle Blue-eared Pheasant dyed black
Wings Black Krystal Flash

Undertaker Spey was tied by Salmonfly.Net Contributing Fly Tyer Clifford J. Carstens. You can see more of Cliff's flies at The Flies of Cliff Carstens .

Webmaster notes: This Undertaker Spey was adapted as a spey by Cliff from the Undertaker originated by the late Warren Duncan, proprietor of Dunc' Fly Shop in Saint John New Brunswick. Mr. Duncan, who passed away in 2007, popularized the hairwing version of this fly as an Atlantic Salmon fly for the Miramichi River. There is a great tribute written about Warren Duncan, entitled "Remembering Warren Duncan", written on The Art of Angling Journal website.

 

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