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Childers ( Colonel Childers)
Dressed by Wolfgang von Malottke

Childers

Tag: Silver twist, light blue silk.

Tail: A topping; and strands of red and blue Macaw, Pintail.

Butt: Black Ostrich herl.

Body: Two turns light Yellow silk followed by light yellow Seal`s fur and three turns red seal at throat.

Ribs: Silver lace and oval silver tinsel.

Wings: Strands of tippet, Gold pheasant tail, brown mottled Turkey, Ameherst pheasant, Pintail, Bustard, Summer Duck, Parrot, blue and red Macaw, Gallina, Mallard and a topping.

Cheeks: Blue Chatterer (or Kingfisher).

Horns: Blue and Yellow Macaw.

Head: Black Herl.

This version of Childers was tied by Wolfgang von Malottke, the seventh contributor in the early years of Salmonfly.Net. You can see more flies tied by Jed on his introduction page - The Flies of Wolfgang von Malottke.

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