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Old 12-12-2004, 08:42 PM
speydoc speydoc is offline
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Technicaly you are correct - a hair wing is not a true spey in the historic sense, however a lot of our modern "spey" flies are not true to the drab mallard roofed flies that originated on the Spey River +150 years ago. In the Pacific Northwest a modern spey fly is a fly essentialy with a long flowing hackle that moves in the current - these flies are in the process of evolution and I see no reason why we cannot incorporate a mobile material such as Artic Fox into the "melting pot"
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