Improved Helmsdale 
(Tied by Maxwell MacPherson, Jr.)



Improved Helmsdale

 

Tag:       Silver tinsel and yellow floss
Tail:       Golden pheasant crest and
              Indian crow
Butt:      Black herl
Body:     Flat silver tinsel
Ribs:      Oval silver tinsel
Hackle:  Green hackle (half way)
Wings:    Golden pheasant strands, 
              peacock herl; red and
              yellow swan
Sides:      Indian crow
Cheeks:   Indian crow
Topping:  Golden pheasant crest
Horns:    Blue and yellow macaw

Note: Max omitted the golden pheasant strands in the wing

Size of fly: 9/0