Spey Fluer af Thomas Christensen - del 1

I alt 16 Spey Fluer, delt over to artikler 


"Spey flies, properly so-called. are simple and unassuming both in composition and appearance, yet they are tied with as much skill and care by the best native artists as is exhibited in the fabrication of the most complicated, gaudy lures, formerly imported from Ireland.." 
A. E. Knox

Jeg har valgt at lade teksten forblive på Engelsk, og dermed direkte fra Arthue Edward Knox (Thomas Christensen)

Fluerne er bundet af Thomas Christensen

                                                                    Gold Speal


              1. "Gold Speal:.. Is generally on a large hook. Body black, with only two or three turns of very broad gold
              flat tinsel and with a single turn of fine silver beading between the bars of tinsel. Red cock hackle, very soft,
              taken from the tail coverts of the bird. Wing, mallard." 
              A. E. Knox.

                                                                                         Silver Speal

                                      2. "Silver Speal:.. Same as above, but the flat tinsel is of silver and the beading between the bars of gold." 
                                      A. E. Knox.

                                                                        Gold Reeach


            3. "Gold Reeach:.. Body black with three bars of flat gold tinsel, between which are three rows of very fine
            gold beading. tip of the tail sometimes finishd with orange silk. Red cock hackles from the tail coverts -
            soft and fine - along the body of the fly. Shoulder hackle of teal or guinea-fowl. Wing, mallard."
            A. E. Knox.

                                                                                                                   Silver Reeach


                                         4. "Silver Reeach:.. Same as above, except that silver tinsel and beading are used instead of gold,
                                         and grey cock hackle along the body of the fly instead of red cock hackle."
                                         A. E. Knox

                                                               Gold-Green Reeach


             5. "Gold-Green Reeach:.. Body olive, composed of a mixture of red, green and purple fine Berlin wool.
             Red cock hackle from the neck. Tinsel and beading same as Gold Reeach. Shoulder hackle and wing ditto."
             A. E. Knox

                                                                               Silver-Green Reeach


                                       6. "Silver-Green Reeach:.. Same as above, but with silver tinsel and beading instead of gold.
                                       A. E. Knox

                                                       Gold-Green Fly


             7. "Gold-Green Fly:.. Dubbing the same as green Reeach. Three or four turns of gold tinsel, according to its width,
             and between each of these a single turn of orange silk. Red cock hackle. Wing, teal or grey mallard.
             A. E. Knox

 Silver-Green Fly 


                                    8. "Silver-Green Fly:.. Same as above, but with silver tinsel and grey cock hackle."
                                    A. E. Knox

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