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Old 05-28-2002, 02:56 PM
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What is the dressing?

Pmflyfisher,
Is this seal imitation fly tied on a tube or a hook?
What is the dressing ?

In Scotland where we can use real seal skins the dressing is relatively easy:

Hook: Large 70/00
Tag : Copper wire.
Tail: Golden Pheasant topping ( this keeps with the traditional dressing)
Body; Baby seal skin, white is a lovely colour.
Rib Silver tinsel
Hackle Large cock ( whole bird)
Jungle Cock eyes (optional)

Fred's Bruce & Walker 18' rod is suitable for casting this fly. Make sure a barbless hook to ensure easy catch & release, see cooment by Stone.

Malcolm
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