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The Captain
Dressed by By Dave Potts

The Captain, Tied by Dave Potts

Name The Captain
Category Atlantic Salmon
Tag Silver Twist, Light Blue Floss
Tail Gold Pheasant Crest and a Chatterer or Kingfisher
Body First Half Light Orange Silk, Dark Orange and Dark Red Claret Seal. Second Half Dark Blue Seal.
Ribbing Oval Silver Tinsel
Hackle Dyed light Red or Claret Cock Feather, Tied from Orange Silk.
Wing Teal, Pintail, Gallina, Peacock wing, Amherst and Gold Pheasant Tail, Swan or Turkey Dyed Light and Dark Orange, Claret and Dark Blue, Mallard and a Topping.
Throat Blue Hackle and Gallina.
Sides Jungle Cock
Horns Blue and Yellow Macaw
Head Black (Herl)

This rendition of The Captain 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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