Poul Jorgensen's Sir Conrad
Classical Salmon Fly
An oldie pattern from GFF
By Martin Joergensen
This extremely beautiful classical salmon fly was tied by Poul Jorgensen. You can see the fly in full color in Poul Jorgensen's Gallery. For those inclined to take on the challenge of tying one, here's the pattern:
||3/0 Partridge single salmon
||Fine oval silver tinsel and yellow floss
||Golden phesant crest and golden phesant tippets in strands
||Black ostrich herl
||Four equal sections: yellow floss, burnt orange, fiery brown and black. Seal's fur or SLF.
||Flat silver tinsel and gold lace
||Speckled guinea fowl
||Soft black bear hair
||Married strands of orange, yellow, red, yellow and blue swan, florican bustard and speckled bustard.
Narrow strip of speckled bustard married to broad strip of black barred wood duck.
||Golden phesant crest