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The Sherbrook
Tied by Maxwell MacPherson, Jr.

The Sherbrook, Tied by Maxwell MacPherson, Jr.

Name The Sherbrook
Category Classic Atlantic Salmon
Tag Silver thread and lemon floss
Tail A topping and Indian Crow
Butt Black herl
Body First third, pale orange floss; remainder, pale blue floss
Ribs Oval silver tinsel
Throat A pale blue hackle
Wings Mixed- tippet in strands; "married" strands of yellow, white, orange, crimson, and blue Swan, Golden Pheasant tail, Florican and Peacock wing; "married" narrow strips of barred Summer Duck and Pintail; narrow strips of brown Mallard over; a topping over all
Horns Blue and Yellow Macaw

The Sherbrook 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.