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Lady Caroline

Lady Caroline, Tied by Cliff Carstens

Name Lady Caroline
Category Classic Spey
Hook Partridge blind eye traditional salmon 1/0


Tail Golden Pheasant breast
Rib Medium flat gold mylar, followed by medium oval gold Lagartuns
Body Two strands bronze Uni yarn
Hackle Blue-Eared Pheasant from rear
Collar Golden Pheasant breast
Wings Bronze mallard, tented and set low
Head Black
Eye Silkworm gut, 3 strands braided

This skillfully tied version of the Classic Spey Lady Caroline was done by British Columbia Fly Tyer, Clifford J. Carstens. Lady Caroline, tied in different variations has become popluar in the Northwest in recent years as a crossover fly for Pacific Salmon and Steelhead. You can see more of Cliff's flies at The Flies of Cliff Carstens .

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