Albertina Walker

I just discovered this great collection of spey flies tied and photographed by Robert J. Brown. The collection boasts 68 flies in a book styled site. This should keep you spey tyers busy for a bit. Turn you speakers up and enjoy. – http://www.elilabs.com/~rj/fishing/flies/spey/title_page.html 

Albertina Walker - R J Brown

Albertina Walker - R J Brown

Hook: Daiichi 2052 #1.5, nickel finish, Alek Jackson Spey.
Tag: purple silk floss, only as wide as the hook diameter.
Tail: teal.
Rib: medium flat silver holographic mylar tinsel, bordered on each side with fine silver oval tinsel such that the second silver oval tinsel anchors the hackle.
Body: claret silk floss.
Hackle: natural blue eared pheasant, tied in at the front, by the tip, wound contrary to all the ribs, secured by the third rib, which leads the holographic tinsel.
Collar: teal.
Wing: cerise dyed bronze mallard, tented and low, horizontal style.
Head: claret.

Note: Named after the great gospel singer.

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~ by Darren M on December 2, 2008.

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