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William Blacker: Standard Flies 29. The Whirling Dun

Tail: Dun, two fibers
Body: Water rat’s fur
Rib: Yellow silk
Front-hackle: Dun
Wing: Starling

The Whirling Dun from The Art of Angling by William Blacker. The one above is tied in hand on a vintage blind-eye hook, while the three below all are tied for fishing on Ahrex FW580 #10.

Substituted water rat with a grey dubbing.

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