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Nicholson
Dressed by Wolfgang von Malottke

Nicholson

Tag: Oval Silver tinsel.

Tail: Gold pheasant crest, strands of Gold pheasant tippet, Teal and Ibis.

Butt: Peacock herl.

Body: In four sections No.1; and 2; Half red and half black silk butted a Jay hackle and peacock herl. No.3; cream and red silk butted a light plum or lilac hackle and peacock herl No.4; Butter colored silk.

Ribbing: Narrow flat silver and oval gold tinsel on all sections.

Throat: A yellow and a orange cock hackle followed by black Heron.

Wing: A pair of Jungle back to back covered by a pair of red cock hackle a little bit shorter, Peacock herl, married sections of Bustard, yellow red and blue dyed Turkey, brown mottled Turkey, Gold pheasant, tail, and broad sections of Teal on each side.

Sides: Jungle Cock.

Horns: Red Macaw.

Head: Black.

This version of Nicholson 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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