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The Alexandra
Tied by Per Hansen

The Alexandra

Name

The Alexandra

Category General
Hook A very long Partridge streamer hook
Tail Red Calf
Body Medium flat silver tinsel
Rib Medium oval silver tinsel
Wing Peacock sword feather
Throat Red Calf
Front Hackle Red Metz soft hackle
Head Black

The Alexandra was tied by Danish fly tyer, Per Hansen. You can see more of his flies at The Flies of Per Hansen.

Per's Notes: The Alexandra fly is a pattern I saw in a magazine FlugFiske i Norden. The text means: "There are flies to catch fish and there are flies to catch fishermen".

 

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