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The Heavenly Lady
Tied by Maxwell MacPherson, Jr.

The Heavenly Lady, Tied by Maxwell MacPherson, Jr.

Name The Heavenly Lady
Category Classic Atlantic Salmon
Hook 9/0 Bartleet tapered shank hook with silkworm gut eye
Tag Gold thread and light blue floss
Tail A topping
Butt Red Ostrich herl
Body Lilac floss
Ribs Gold flat tinsel and gold lace
Hackle Silver Doctor blue hackle
Throat A darker blue hackle
Wings Two Zebra Pheasant feathers (back to back), veiled with married segments of pink, purple and blue Swan, Speckled Bustard
Sides Jungle Cock
Cheeks Double Indian Crow and shorter Blue Chatterer
Horns Blue and yellow Macaw, a topping over all
Head Red

The Heavenly Lady was tied by Maxwell MacPherson, Jr. Maxwell has an informative web site with this and many other fine examples of Classic Atlantic Salmon Flies, the patterns, and the history of the flies. For more information about this fly and others, visit his site at MaxFlies.