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Durham Ranger
Dressed by Darrell Philbrook

Durham Ranger, Dressed by Darrell Philbrook

Tag: Flat silver tinsel.

Tail: Golden pheasant crest and Indian crow or alternate.

Butt: Black ostrich herl.

Body: Equal sections of lemon floss, orange, fiery brown, and black seal fur.

Rib: Flat silver tinsel and twist.

Hackle: Badger hackle dyed yellow.

Throat: Light blue dyed hackle.

Wing: Two jungle cock feathers back to back veiled with two pairs of tippets tied in so that the first pair are as long as the second white spot on the Jungle cock and the second pair to the second bar on the first pair of tippets, making the wing look like it has three vertical black stripes.

Sides: Jungle Cock.

Cheeks: Kingfisher.

Horns: Blue and Yellow Macaw.

Head: Black.

This version of Durham Ranger 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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