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Bibio wet fly

BIBIO

Hook10-14
Thread Black
Tail none
Body Black seals fur dubbing with claret dubbing cetre
Rib Silver wire or oval tinsel
Hackle Black Cock Hacle tied palmer style
Wing none

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Brown and Peacock

BLACK AND PEACOCK SPIDER

Hook12-18 Wet Fly
Thread Black
Tail none
Body Bronze Peacock Herl
Rib Gold Wire
Hackle Black Hen Hackle (photo shows varient with Brown Hen)
Wing none

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Black Pennell

BLACK PENNELL

Hook10-16
Thread Black
Tail Colden Pheasant Tippet
Body Black Floss
Rib Silver Tinsel
Hackle Black Hen
Wing None

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 which is hacklr palmered over the thorax area.

BLACK SPIDER (Stewart's style)

Hook14-18
Thread Black
Tail none
Body tying thread
Rib none
HackleStarling ( normally cock) palmered for the final third
Wing None

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Coachman Wet Fly by Tony Downing

COACHMAN

Hook12-16
Thread Black
Tail none
Body Bronze Peacock herl
Rib none
Hackle Medium red game cock-tied beard style
Wing White Duck primaries

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Coachman Wet Fly by Tony Downing

COCK UP

Hook12-16
Thread Grey
Tail none
Body Tying thread
Rib Black Horse Hair
Hackle Honey Dun cock-tied beard style
Wing Starling paired slips

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Coachman Wet Fly by Tony Downing

CONNEMARA BLACK

Hook 6-12
Thread Black
Tail Golden Pheasant Topping
Body Black Seals fur
Rib Thin oval tinsel
Hackle Black Hen with Kingfisher sub (dyed blue Guinea Fowl) as throat
Wing Mallard Bronze

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Dark Bloa- North Country Wet

DARK BLOA

Hook Wet 14-18
Thread Scarlet
Tail None
Body Tying silk
Rib none
Hackle none
Wing Starling wing slips

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Dotterel Dun - Noth country spider bt Tony Downing

DOTTEREL DUN

Hook Hyabusa 752 #14-18
Thread Pale Yellow Pearsells, Naples
Tail None
Body Tying silk with a light dubbing of fur
Rib Single strand of Magpie Tail fibre
Hackle Marginal covert from a Golden Plover
Wing None

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Dunkeld

DUCK A'L'ORANGE (wet)

Hook Wet Fly 10-16
Thread Black
Tail Ginger Cock Hackles
Body Orange Mylar
Rib Copper Wire
Hackle Beard of Ginger Cock Hackle
Wing Grey Duck

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Dunkeld

DUNKELD

Hook Wet Fly 10-16
Thread Black
Tail Golden Pheasant Crest
Body Flat Gold Tinsel
Rib Thin Gold wire
Hackle Orange Cock Hackle Palmered
Wing Bronze Mallard (Jungle Cock Cheeks are optional)

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F

G

Ginger Quill Wet Fly

GINGER QUILLL

Hook Wet Fly 12-16
Thread Black
Tail Ginger cock hackle fibres
Body Stripped Peacock Eye Quill
Rib none
Hackle Ginger Cock hackle
Wing Starling or grey duck

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Golden Hackle- Noth country spider bt Tony Downing

GOLDEN HACKLE

Hook Hyabusa 761 #12-16
Thread Yellow Pearsells, Naples
Tail None
Body Tying silk with a light dubbing of fur
Rib none
Hackle Marginal covert from a Golden Plover
Wing None

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Gravel Bed a North Country Winged Wet

GRAVEL BED

Hook Wet 14-18
Thread Grey (Pearsells silk prefered)
Tail None
Body Tying silk
Rib none
Hackle Black Cock
WingWood Cock paired slips

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Green Peter Irish wet fly

GREEN PETER

Hook10-16
Thread Black
Tail none
Body Pea Green Dubbing
Rib Oval Gold Tinsel
Hackle RedCock Hackle Palmered plus one at the head
Wing Rolled Hen Pheasant centre tail slip

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Invicta

INVICTA

Hook10-16 wet fly
Thread Black
Tail Golden Pheasant Crest
BodyYellow Dubbing or Wool
Rib Oval Gold Tinsel or gold wire
Hackle RedCock Hackle Palmered
Wing Rolled Hen Pheasant centre tail slip

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K

Kate McLaren

KATE MCLAREN

Hook10-14
Thread Black
Tail Golden Pheasant Topping
Body Black seals fur dubbing
Rib Silver wire or oval tinsel
Hackle Black and Brown Cock Hackle
Wing none

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M

Mallard and Claret

MALLARD AND CLARET

Hook10-16
Thread Black
Tail Golden Pheasant Tippet
Body Claret Seal's Fur
Rib Oval Gold Tinsel
Hackle Red Hen Hackle
Wing Rolled Bronze Mallard

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March Brown

MARCH BROWN

Hook10-14
Thread Black
Tail Grey Partridge feather fibres
Body Hare's body fur
Rib Thin gold wire
Hackle Beard of Grey Patridge feather fibres
Wing Hen Pheasant wing slips paired or Cylde Style

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O

Oak Fly- North country spider

OAK FLY

Hook Wet 14-18
Thread Yellow Pearsalls
Thorax Yellow Rabbit
Body Tying silk
Rib Black Horse Hair
Hackle Partridge Neck
Wing None

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Old Master- North Country Spider

OLD MASTER

Hook Wet 14-18
Thread Grey
Thorax none
Body Tying silk
Rib Grey Heron Herl (sub)
Hackle Woodcock under covert
Wing None

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Plover Dun - Noth country spider bt Tony Downing

PETER ROSS

Hook 8-16
Thread Black
Tail Golden Pheasant Tippets
Body Half silver timsel, half red dubbing
Rib Fine oval tinse;
Hackle Black Hen
Wing Barred Teal feather rolled

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Plover Dun - Noth country spider bt Tony Downing

PLOVER DUN

Hook Hyabusa 761 #12-16
Thread Copper couloured silk or well waxed orange
Tail None
Body Tying silk slightly dubbed with blue water rat, sub with blue rabbit or mole
Rib none
Hackle Marginal covert from a Golden Plover
Wing None

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S

Silver Invicta wet fly Sedge Pattern

SILVER INVICTA

Hook10-14
Thread Black
Tail Golden Pheasant Topping
Body Silver Tinsel
Rib Silver wire or oval tinsel
Hackle Red Cock palmered and Blue Jay or Guinea Fowl beard
Wing Hen Pheasant wing

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Snipe and Purple, North Country Spider by Tony Downing

SNIPE AND PURPLE

Hook Hyabusa 752 #12-18
Thread Purple Pearsalls, Naples
Tail None
Body Tying silk
Rib none
Hackle Marginal covert from a Snipe wing
Wing None

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Stone Midge a north country spider

STONE MIDGE

Hook Wet 14-20
Thread Grey
Tail None
Body Heron Herl or Sub
Rib none
Hackle Blue Green Neck Feather from a cock pheasant
Wing None

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Teal blue and Silver trout fly a great Sea Trout fly

TEAL BLUE AND SILVER

Hook8-14 Larger sizes for sea trout
Thread Black
Tail Golden Pheasant Tippets
Body Silver Tinsel
Rib Silver wire or oval tinsel
Hackle Blue cock hackle
Wing Teal

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W

Waterhen Bloa

WATERHEN BLOA

Hook 12-18 Wet fly
Thread yellow silk
BodyThread dubbed sparesly with mole
Rib none
Hackle A turn and a half of Moor Hen covert

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Wet  Whicham's Fancy

WHICKHAMS FANCY

Hook 12-16
Thread Black
Tail Red cock hackle fibres
Body Flat golden Tinsel
Rib Thin gold wire
Hackle Red cock hackle fibres palmered
Wing Starling or grey duck wing slips paired or Cylde Style

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Woodcock and Yellow

WOODCOCK AND YELLOW

Hook 8-12
Thread Black
Tail Golden pheasant tippet
Body Yellow seal's fur
Rib Gold oval tinsel
Hackle Light ginger or yellow
Wing Woodcock wing slips paired or Cylde Style

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Y

Yellow Owl Traditional wet Trout fly

YELLOW OWL

Hook12-14 Larger sizes for sea trout
Thread Black
Tail None
Body Straw coloured Floss
Rib Black Floss (This variant uses stripped peacock herl)
Hackle Brown Partridge
Wing Hen Pheasant (Photo shows Woodcock variant.)

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