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Garry Dog Description

The Garry Dog salmon fly One of the old favourites, not just on Ireland but in Scotland, England and Wales. Its also successful when tied as a tube fly. On smaller sizes of the Garry Dog you can leave off the tail and make the wing about twice the length of the shank.

Garry Dog


Garry Dog Pattern

Hook: Esmond Drury
Thread: Black
Tag: Fine Oval Silver tinsel, with a few turns of Yellow floss. The Yellow floss is twice the length of the tinsel
Tail: Golden Pheasant topping (sparse)
Rear Body: Black floss
Rear Body Rib: Oval Silver tinsel
Front Body: Black floss
Front Body Rib: Oval Silver tinsel
Wings: Red bucktail under Yellow bucktail
Front Hackle: Bunch of Speckled Guinea Fowl dyed Blue
Head: Black

Garry Dog Tying Instructions

Brendan Garland (aka Tailfire) demonstrates how to tie the Garry Dog


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