General Practitioner

Fly: Tim Trexler, Photograph: Hans Weilenmann

Hook: Double salmon
Thread: Fire orange 6/0
Tag: Oval gold tinsel
Tail: Hot orange bucktail veiled by Golden pheasant breast feathers
Rib: Oval gold tinsel
Hackle: Hot orange cock hackle
Body: Hot orange Angora goat dubbing
Eyes: Tippet cut in a V; tips coated with Flexament
Wing: Golden pheasant breast feathers, first one veiling the eyes
Head: Hot orange thread 8/0

In most sizes the body is divided into 2 sections, but on longer shank hooks the body should be 3 sections, accompanied by 3 sets of wings. Regardless of size, the wings should set low over the body.

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