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Green Highlander
Dressed by Darrell Philbrook

Green Highlander, Dressed by Darrell Philbrook

Tip: Fine round or oval silver tinsel.

Tag: Light yellow floss or silk.

Tail: Topping veiled with Kingfisher.

Butt: Black ostrich herl.

Body: Crimson floss.

Rib: Oval silver tinsel.

Hackle: Crimson dyed hackle.

Throat: Lemon yellow hackle.

Underwing: Tippets in strands.

Wing: Married strands of scarlet and yellow swan, golden pheasant tail and speckled bustard, on the outside are married strips of barred Wood Duck and teal, with narrow strips of bronze or brown Mallard over this, enveloping the upper edge of the wing.

Sides: Jungle Cock.

Cheeks: Kingfisher.

Topping: Golden pheasant crest.

Horns: Blue and Yellow Macaw.

Head: Black.

This version of Green Highlander was tied by Darrell Philbrook, the fifth contributor in the early years of Salmonfly.Net. You can see more flies tied by Darrell on his introduction page - The Flies of Darrell Philbrook.

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