Freestyle Fly Tying Contest

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Red Freak

Red Freak
by Ari-Heikki Rintaniemi, Finland

    Hook:  Partridge CS10/3 #3/0.

    Gut:  Monofilament, long.

    Thread:  white and black 12/0.

    Tag:  Red Tag with silver ribbing.

    Ribbing:  For the second section oval silver tinsel and embossed gold tinsel.

    Body:  First half: silver embossed tinsel. Second half: red floss. Third half: several peacock sword feathers tied towards the head (under red floss).

    Joint:  Black ostrich.

    Veilings:  Green golden pheasant feathers over the first and second half of the body.

    Throat:  Red cock.

    Wing:  Three pairs of golden pheasant tippet dyed red. Four peacock wing.

    Cheek:  Two red hen neck feather, green feather from the chatterer subs. packet.

    Head:  Black lacquer.

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