Freestyle Fly Tying Contest

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The Attitude

The Attitude
by Ari-Heikki Rintaniemi, Finland

    Hook:  Partridge CS10/3 #3/0.

    Gut:  Monofilament.

    Thread:  white and black 12/0.

    Tag:  Oval silver tinsel and Doctor blue floss.

    Tail:  Golden pheasant crest dyed red and tippet dyed red.

    Butt:  Black ostrich.

    Ribbing:  Oval silver tinsel, red hologram Flashabou and oval silver tinsel.

    Body:  In three equal sections: doctor blue, blue and dark blue floss. Veiled with chatterer subs. The first section is veiled also with red tippet, but just below.

    Throat:  blue cock and red guinea.

    Wing:  3 peacock, 2 light blue, 2 white, 2 blue, 2 red, 2 black turkey, 2 Amherst pheasant, 3 light blue, 3 white, 3 blue, 4 red, 3 black turkey, 4 Amherst pheasant.

    Cheek:  Chatterer subs. and small dark feather from the same packet.

    Horns:  Black turkey.

    Topping:  Red crest.

    Head:  Black lacquer.

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