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The Miss Megan Boyd

Posted by nwflytyer on November 2, 2014

Need to finish lacquering the heads…but here are a couple versions of my interepretation of the Jimmy Younger pattern honoring the late Megan Boyd.

Megan Boyds

Here is the recipe:

Tag:  Fine oval silver tinsel and dark royal blue blue silk

Tail:  Golden pheasant crest and blue hackle tip

Butt:  Black ostrich herl

Ribbing:  Medium oval silver tinsel

Body:  1/3 yellow seal’s fur, 2/3 blue

Hackle:  Royal blue cock hackle over blue seal’s fur

Throat:  Dyed blue guinea

Wing:  Golden pheasant tippets, back-to-back; married strips of yellow and blue goose, bustard; bronze mallard

Cheeks:  Jungle cock

Topping:  Golden pheasant crest

 

 

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Rogan’s Fancy

Posted by nwflytyer on April 22, 2012

Rogan's Fancy

Rogan’s Fancy

Pattern recipe as per E.J. Malone

Tag: oval silver and orange floss

Tail: G.P. crest and tippets

Butt: black Ostrich

Body: 1/3 orange floss, 1/3 orange Seal’s fur, 1/3 claret Seal’s fur

Rib: broad flat gold and medium oval silver tinsel

Hackle: dark claret

Throat: Blue Jay

Wing: G.P. tippets, G.P. tail, Married strips of red, white, blue, and green Swan, Pintail, Bronze Mallard over

Sides: Jungle Fowl

Cheeks: Kingfisher

 

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Another Pitcroy Fancy

Posted by nwflytyer on April 22, 2012

I cannot quit tying the Pitcroy Fancy.  I had this pattern in mind for this hook awhile ago, and I finally tied it.  This one tied on a No. 8 Chestertown…

Pitcroy Fancy - Chestertown No. 8 hook

I’ve been playing with some new features on some photo editing software.  This is the result of applying the “1960’s” finish to the photo.  I thought it gave it a pretty neat look…

Pitcroy Fancy

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