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Pattern from Trout and Salmon Flies of Scotland by Stan Headley Dressed by Monte Smith

Delphi Silver

Name Delphi Silver
Category Atlantic Salmon / Steelhead / Trout / Seatrout
Hook Daiichi 7131 Double Salmon Hook, #6
Tail Two jungle cock eyes, tied vertically
Body Flat silver tinsel, in two equal parts
Rib Fine oval silver tinsel
Mid-Hackle Black cock or hen
Head Hackle Larger black cock or hen
Head Black

Delphi Silver , from Trout and Salmon Flies of Scotland by Stan Headley was dressed by contributing fly tyer Monte Smith and is the latest in the series of Scottish Doubles that has graced these pages over the past several weeks. This is one of those crossover flies that can be used for Atlantic Salmon, Steelhead, Trout and Seatrout. It is named after the Delphi seatrout and salmon fishery near Mayo County, Ireland.

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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