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tie the White Akroyd
By Jonas Andersson
the black coloured heron feather, wet the fingers and push the
fibres backwards then secure to the hook.
Because this fly has a dubbing body I cheat by cutting the tinsels
and add them again to get them nice looking. So add the tinsels as
above again and then take black seal dubbing and wrap some rounds
near the end of the hook and secure.
so back to the tinsel, 3 round of the silver oval medium tinsel and
secure. 3 rounds of the small oval silver tinsel and secure. Finally
3 reversed rounds of small gold tinsel and secure.
the heron and make 4-5 rounds forward while pushing the fibres
backwards and secure.
the heron fibres and gently drag them down and backwards.
a natural Guinea Fowl feather with right length of
3 rounds with the Guinea fowl pushing the fibres backwards and
secure. Wet the fibres and gently drag them down.
the hard part: take 2 small strips of white Swan (Turkey will do if
you canít get Swan, turkey is a lot cheaper too), mount the wings
and secure them.
some Jungle Cock to the sides (I like it) secure the wing properly
and build a small head, cut thread.
one thin layer of clear varnish on the head. It makes the head hard
then the clear Varnish is much more effective blending with the
the varnish has dried add one thin layer of black
The last thing to do is
one more layer of clear varnish on the head to give it a really good
Congratulations you have
finished the White Akroyd!
You have to excuse me for
my poor English, but anyway you will hopefully understand most of my
writing. Iím not an expert tier, just doing some fishing flies and
of course meanwhile having fun. Good luck and happy
(Swe-Classics) 2004 ©
Sportfiskebutiken IngarŲ www.sportfiskebutiken.se
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