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Lucas' White Tip Spey 
Designed and Dressed by Clark Lucas

Lucas' White Tip Spey

Pattern: Lucas' White Tip Spey

Hook: Alex Jackson, Daiichi Spey Hook

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

Tag: Silver Oval Tinsel Medium, Lagartun

Ribbing: Embossed Medium Tinsel, Backed by Oval Medium Tinsel; Purple Doubled Floss After Embossed Flat Tinsel

Counterwind: Small Oval Tinsel

Body: Underbody Pearsall's Silk Floss; Overbody 4 Strand Black Rayon Floss

Spey Hackle: Whiiting Farm's White-Tipped Schlappen

Beard: Gadwall, Natural

Shellback: 1/4" Bronze Mallard strip Dyed Hot Orange, left strip tied in first, reverse thread, right strip tied, whip finishing each strip 3 wraps.

Head: Loon's Black hard head

Lucas' White Tip Spey was tied by Contributing Fly Tyer, Clark Lucas, who began showing his flies on this site in 1999. This fly by Clark is one of several commissioned by, and on display at the Cleveland Museum.

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

 

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