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Sir Richard 
Designed by J.P. Traherne (pattern per Kelson) - Dressed by Monte Smith

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Sir Richard

Name Sir Richard
Category Atlantic Salmon - Classic Featherwing
Hook Pryce-Tannatt Rational, #4/0
Tip Fine oval silver tinsel
Tag Orange silk
Tail Golden pheasant crest and crow substitute
Butt Black ostrich herl
Body Black silk
Ribs Flat silver tinsel and silver twist
Hackle Black, from second rib
Throat Speckled guinea
Wings Married strips of red, orange, blue turkey; bustard, golden pheasant, light gray turkey, mottled turkey
Sides Guinea
Cheeks Kingfisher
Topping Golden pheasant crest
Horns Blue and yellow macaw
Head Black

This version of "Sir Richard" was dressed by Contributing Fly Tyer Monte Smith, a man whose work speaks for itself. You can see more of the flies tied by Monte Smith and many of his own designs at The Flies of Monte Smith.

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