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Highland Gem

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Hook: Blue Heron Spey #1
Thread: Semperfli 12/0 White
Tag: Veevus Fench Tinsel Medium
Tail: GP, Woodduck
Butt: Ostrich
Body: Yellow & Black floss, separated by ostrich. Yellow floss veiled by CDC (above) or GP (below)
Rib: Veevus French Tinsel Medium
Hackle: Heron, Guinea
Wing: Amherst Pheasant, 3 toppings

A fly tied for fishing after atlantic salmon this summer. Deviated slightly from the original pattern by using CDC/GP as veil, omitted the ibis in the tail and skipped the yellow silk in the tag

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