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Popham (F.L.Popham)
Dressed by Wolfgang von Malottke

Popham

Tag: Gold twist.

Tail: Gold pheasant crest and a Indian crow.

Butt: Black Ostrich herl.

Body: In three equal parts No.1, dark orange floss ribbed fine gold tinsel butted Indian crow above and below and black herl, No.2, yellow floss ribbed and butted same as before. No.3, light blue floss ribbed oval silver tinsel and butted Indian crow as before.

Throat: Blue Jay.

Wing: Gold pheasant tippet and tail, Gallina, Parrot, light brown mottled Turkey, red Macaw, Bustard, Mallard and a topping.

Cheeks: Blue Chatterer or kingfisher.

Horns: Blue and yellow Macaw.

Head: Black.

This version of Popham 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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