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Old 11-12-2003, 01:30 AM
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I like the color combo. Good proportions and nicely tied tag and wing.

The spey hackle seems a bit too dense though. If you strip one side of it the fly would ballance better and be more spey-like.

I would also add a black face or throat hackle to the fly to ballance the blue. This could either be a spey feather or black dyed mallard (my favorite for colored face hackles). In fact, a natural guinea feather as a face hackle would ballance the grizzly wing and make the fly look of a whole.
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