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Dressed by Darrell Philbrook

Tag: Round or oval silver fine tinsel.

Tail: Golden pheasant crest veiled with Indian crow alternate.

Butt: Black ostrich herl.

Body: First quarter light orange and the remainder red floss.

Rib: Flat silver tinsel and twist.

Hackle: Claret hackle.

Throat: Light blue hackle.

Underwing: A pair of red hackles back to back or golden pheasant sword feathers, strands of peacock herl.

Wing: Married strands of orange, scarlet and blue swan, golden pheasant tail, and speckled bustard, a topping over all.

Sides: Small tippets.

Cheeks: Jungle cock.

Head: Black.

This version of Gordon 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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