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Durham Ranger
Dressed by By Dave Potts

Durham Ranger, Tied by Dave Potts

Name Durham Ranger
Category Atlantic Salmon, Classic
Tag Flat silver tinsel.
Tail Golden pheasant crest and Indian crow or alternate.
Butt Black ostrich herl.
Ribbing Flat silver tinsel and twist.
Body Equal sections of lemon floss, orange, fiery brown, and black seal fur.
Hackle Badger hackle dyed yellow.
Throat Light blue dyed hackle.
Wing Two jungle cock feathers back to back veiled with two pairs of tippets tied in so that the first pair are as long as the second white spot on the Jungle cock and the second pair to the second bar on the first pair of tippets, making the wing look like it has three vertical black stripes.
Sides Jungle Cock
Cheeks Kingfisher.
Horns Blue and Yellow Macaw
Head Black

This rendition of Durham Ranger was tied by Oregon fly fisherman and tyer Dave Potts. Dave worked as a commercial tyer for several years and now enjoys tying antique replicas of salmon and trout fly patterns for his business, "Victorian Flies". Look for more more of his flies in the weeks ahead as a Salmonfly.Net contributing fly tyer.

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

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