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The Victorian
A New Fly Dressed in the Traditional Built Wing Style
By Joe Gablick

The Victorian

Name The Victorian
Category Atlantic Salmon
Hook Pryce-Tannatt rational blind eye. Sz. 2/0
Tag Oval silver tinsel and lemon yellow floss
Tail Golden pheasant crest
Tail Veiling Orange weaver bird and kingfisher
Butt Black Ostrich Herl
Rib Large oval silver tinsel
Body 1/4 orange silk floss, 1/4 orange seal with a spot of red, then a spot of blue seal
Hackle Orange from second turn of tinsel
Throat Red guinea
Underwing Golden pheasant tippets with Golden Pheasant tail over
Wing Orange, red, and blue swan and speckled bustard with bronze mallard roof and Golden pheasant crest topping.
Outer Wing Black and white tipped mallard, lt. blue turkey, and teal. Reaching to butt
Cheeks Blue Kingfisher

The Victorian is an original pattern from Joe Gablick.

Joe, who is from Lower Burrell, Pa. has been tying for about 30 years. He conducts a flyfishing school that emphasizes relaxation, casting, and enjoying nature's surroundings. Take a moment to visit his website, The Contented Angler.

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

 

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