Published Sep 11. 2012 - 9 years ago
Updated or edited Nov 28. 2020

#255 - Solar Salar

Solar Salar - Darren MacEachern Tied by: Darren MacEachern Originated by: Darren MacEachern Hook: Partridge CS15 #2 Thread: Black Tail: Yellow hackle...

#255 Solar Salar - Darren MacEachern #255 Solar Salar - Darren MacEachern


Tied by: Darren MacEachern
Originated by: Darren MacEachern

Hook: Partridge CS15 #2
Thread: Black
Tail: Yellow hackle fivers
Body: Gold embossed tinsel
Belly: White bucktail
Throat: Yellow Schlappen
Wing: 2 red hackles flanked by 2 natural Coq de Leon hackles on each side
Shoulder: Red then yellow Lady Amherst pheasant body feather
Eye: Jungle cock
Head: Black

Notes: A part of the beauty of both badger and Coq de Leon feathers is their ability to re-tone the base colors placed under them. The bright red of the dyed hackle is toned down to a more natural looking reddish speckled, natural patterned cloak. There is no doubt in the effectiveness of yellow and red streamers as evidenced by the Mickey Finn and Jim Warner's Yellow Marabou Special. The shoulder of the fly is comprised by staggering a red tipped and a yellow tipped Lady Amherst pheasant body feather.
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Comment to #255 - Solar Salar...

Darren, Exceptional blending of colors and an excellent shaped head.First class all the way.
Cheers!

Comment to #255 - Solar Salar...

Darren, I must say, this has got to be one of my very favorites from you. I LOVED IT!! Stunning work.

Comment to #255 - Solar Salar...

Thanks Kelly and Joel!

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