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Golden Olive Spey
A Jurij (Yuri) Shumakov Fly from his Scandinavian and Irish collection

Golden Olive Spey, A Jurij (Yuri) Shumakov Fly

Name Golden Olive Spey
Category Atlantic Salmon
Tube Brass type, Long Range, 4 mm in dia., 1/2 inch; inner plastic tube 1.5 mm in dia.
BodyBrass tube type Long Range 4 mm in dia.; slots dyed with Glow red varnish
WingYellow Mirage flashabou; small bunch of Serebrjanka fur dyed bright yellow; yellow and silver holo angel hair; bunch of Serebrjanka fur dyed in golden olive; yellow, black and silver holo angel hair; small bunch of polar fox tail fur dyed black; over the wing whole teal flank feather-wing length
Spey HackleMarabou feather dyed in golden olive, varnished with hair fixer and brushed
HeadBlack

We are continuing here with the amazing Tube Fly creations from the vise of new Contributing Fly Tyer, Jurij (Yuri) Shumakov. You can see more of Yuri's flies at The Flies of Jurij (Yuri) Shumakov. See his notes below.

YURI'S NOTES: Golden olive colour became a very popular in fly-dressing in Scandinavia, especially in Sweden.

For information about the tubes Yuri uses to tie his flies and for more of his patterns, read his article in the Rackelhanen Flyfishing Magazine.

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