Beauly Snow Fly
Designed by Mr. Snowie, Mid 19th Century
Pattern ad per Francis Francis
Dressed by Nick Kingston

Body:    Light blue wool, sparsely dressed.
Ribs:    Flat silver tinsel and gold twist.
Hackle:    Black heron hackle or substitute longer than the hook.
Wings:    A large bunch of bronze colored peacock herl around the shoulder. Over this is tied hackle-wise a ruff of bright orange mohair which gives the brilliant and unusual ollk to the fly.
Head:    Black.

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