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Childers ( Price-Tannat)
Tied by Bob Frandsen

Childers (Price-Tannat)

Name Childers (Price-Tannat)
Category Classic Atlantic Salmon
Tag Fine oval silver and pale blue silk
Tail A topping and Indian Crow
Butt Black herl
Body In equal sections of Golden yellow silk, orange and fiery brown Seal fur
Ribs Flat silver and twist
Hackle A lemon dyed badger hackle
Throat Golden Pheasant breast feather followed by Widgeon
Underwing Two Golden pheasant breast feathers back to back
Wing Married strands of scarlet, blue, orange, and yellow Swan, speckled Bustard, and cinnamon and mottled grey Turkey tail                                
Sides Broad strips of Barred Woodduck reaching to middle of wing
Cheeks Blue Chatterer
Topping Golden pheasant crest
Horns Blue and yellow Macaw
Head Black herl

Tied by Australian Fly Tyer, Bob Frandsen. You can see more of Bob's flies and read about him at The Flies of Bob Franden.


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