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Dressed by Darrell Philbrook

Quinchat, Dressed by Darrell Philbrook

Tip: Fine silver tinsel.

Tag: Purple floss.

Tail: Golden pheasant crest longer that normal.

Butt: Black ostrich herl.

Body: In five sections, each increasing in length. First: red silk veiled above and below with Indian Crow alternate. Remaining four sections: light-blue silk, the second and third veiled above and below with kingfisher and the fourth and fifth veiled above and below with blue macaw.

Ribs: Fine oval gold tinsel.

Throat: Yellow Macaw flank feather.

Wing: Two blue macaw feathers tied back to back with two toppings over all.

Sides: Two green parrot feathers 2/3 the length of the wings.

Cheeks: Indian crow alternates.

Horns: Two strands of red macaw on each side.

Head: Black.

This version of Quinchat 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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