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The Finicky Princess
Designed and Dressed by Jed Khalid

The Finicky Princess

Hook: 6/0

Tag: Gold tinsel, orange and dark blue silk.

Tail: Golden pheasant crest.

Butt: Black ostrich herl.

Body: In three equal sections: white silk ribbed with gold tinsel and orange silk, white silk ribbed with blue silk and gold tinsel, third section is gold tinsel. All three sections are butted up to black ostrich herl, and Mearns quail tied back to back, and graduating in size.

Underwing: Orange and dark blue swan.

Wing: Married strips of Argus pheasant, blue and orange swan and Golden pheasant crest.

Cheeks: Red macaw.

Horns: Scarlet macaw.

Head: Black.

The Finicky Princess was designed and tied by Jed Khalid, the sixth contributor in the early years of Salmonfly.Net. You can see more flies tied by Jed on his introduction page - The Flies of Jed Khalid.

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