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The Colonel
Dressed by By Dave Potts

The Colonel, Tied by Dave Potts

Name The Colonel
Category Atlantic Salmon
Tag Gold Twist and Yellow Silk
Tail Golden Pheasant Crest and Light Mottled Bustard
Body Two Turns of Yellow Silk Followed by Yellow Seal s fur
Ribbing Black Silk, Gold Twist and Silver Tinsel
Hackle A Yellow Cock Hackle
Wing Strips of Dark Mottled Turkey, Golden Pheasant Tail and Bustard, Swan Dyed Yellow, Red and Blue with a Topping Over All.
Throat Light Bustard
Horns Blue and Yellow Macaw
Head Black

This rendition of The Colonel 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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