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Blue Baron (Kelson)
Tied by Bob Frandsen

Blue Baron  (Kelson), Tied by Bob Frandsen

Name Blue Baron
Category Classic Atlantic Salmon
Tag Silver twist and claret silk
Tail A topping and chatterer
Butt Black herl
Body In two sections-1 Oval tinsel, butted with Toucan above and below and black herl; 2 Blue silk having a blue hackle along it.
Throat Teal
Wings Golden pheasant tippet and tail in strands, Swan dyed blue and claret, Mallard and a topping.                                     
Sides Jungle Cock
Head Black

This version of Blue Baron according to Kelson was tied by Australian Fly Tyer, Bob Frandsen. You can see more of Bob's flies at The Flies of Bob Franden.


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