Lady Caroline 2/0 XL Dee

Discussion in 'Fly Tying' started by Mark Mercer, May 27, 2013.

  1. Mark Mercer

    Mark Mercer Member

    You can tell it's been raining cause I've been tying more than fishing lately....Hope that changes soon.
    Anyway here's one for the classic Spey guy's, and I'm one of them. The Lady Caroline is one of the very few Spey flies that have a tail which makes it kind of unique. I'm not sure if I like a tail on them or not
    but I've always liked the Lady.

    This is the largest Spey I've tied due to the fact blue eared pheasant is so short and finding bronze mallard long enough is a challenge, but I managed to tie and glue two bep hackles together and make a longer one. It actually worked...... Hope you like it. DSCN2267.JPG DSCN2269.JPG
     
  2. dryflylarry

    dryflylarry "Chasing Riseforms"

    Well, your rainy days are more productive than mine Mark! Nice one!
     
  3. Dave Evans

    Dave Evans Active Member

    Gorgeous. One of my favorite patterns to both tie and fish.
     
  4. Jack Devlin

    Jack Devlin Active Member

    Oh that's a sweet one, Mark.
    Jack
     
  5. Mark Mercer

    Mark Mercer Member

    Thanks Jack....I'm liking your coho flatwing as well.