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Clarks' Special Girl  
Designed and Dressed by Clark Lucas

Clarks' Special Girl  

Pattern: Clarks' Special Girl

Hook: Alex Jackson Spey, Diachii, 3/0: Shewey.

Thread: Griffon's Griffon's 14/0, Black: Shewey

Body: Lady Caroline Dubbing: 1 part Olive Seal, 2 parts Brown Seal, Dubbing Loop from head to end of fly and back to head

Tinsel/Counterwind/Tag: Small Oval silver tinsel; Medium flat Gold Tinsel palmered; Medium Oval Gold following below flat tinsel, followed by Chartreuse floss above flat tinsel.

Spey Feather: Highlander Green Jumbo BEP; 1/2 stripped; butt first at head of fly and palmered above Chartreuse floss to tail with Counter wind crossing. Hot Pink BEP 1/2 stripped, 2 turns after Highlander BEP, only at head of fly, followed by Beard.

Beard: Highlander Green Gadwall, 2 turns.

Shellback: Bronze Mallard 1/4 strips, left and right tied in T.E. Pryce-Tannatt style.

Head: Black Hard Head

Clarks' Special Girl was tied by Contributing Fly Tyer, Clark Lucas, who began showing his flies on this site in 1999

You can read about Clark and see many more of his fine speys by visiting The Flies of Clark Lucas.

 

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