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Russia with... fly

by Jurij Shumakov

Part 5

Inventor and tier Aleksander Ryzhkov from Poljarnie
Zori (his fly
Polar Down was previously posted on Rackelhanen website)

1. Polar Star

Polar Star, photo by jurij Shumakov

Carrier: aluminium tube, 1 inch
Butt: fluorescent green floss
Body: rear 1/2: black floss, front 1/2: orange floss
Rib: flat silver tinsel
Wing: bunch of black bucktail
Throat: red Arctic fox
Head: black

 

2. Queen Tamara

Queen Tamara, photo by Jurij Shumakov

Carrier: plastic tube, 1 inch
Butt: fluorescent orange floss
Body: rear 1/2: fluorescent green floss, front 1/2: fluorescent green Fritz
Wing: bunch of red bucktail, a few strands of pearl flashabou, bunch of black bucktail
Throat: fluorescent green cock
Head: black



Inventor and tier Aleksey Lenivcev from Nickel

Unnamed 001

Unnamed 001, photo by Jurij Shumakov

Hook: double, Mustad
Tag: flat silver tinsel
Tail: orange Arctic fox guard hair
Body: rear 1/2: white silk, front 1/2: black SLF dub
Rib: black thread on rear half
Wing: bunch of brown Arctic fox, bunch of white Arctic fox
Sites: two fine grizzly feather
Front hackle: black cock
Head: black

 

Inventor and tier Roman Kozhin from Zapoljarniy

Unnamed 002

Unnamed 002, photo by Jurij Shumakov

Hook: single, Partridge
Tag: orange silk
Tail: GP crest
Body: yellow SLF dub
Wing: bunch of yellow squirrel, two strands of pearl Krystal hair
Front hackle: black cock
Head: black

 

Inventor and tier Andrey Chernishov from Zapoljarniy

1. Unnamed 003

Unnamed 003, photo by Jurij Shumakov

Hook: double, Mustad
Tag: pearl tinsel
Tail: bunch of pearl Krystal hair
Body: black dub
Rib: oval silver tinsel
Wing: bunch of black Arctic fox
Front hackle: black cock with long fibres
Head: black

 

2. Unnamed 004 (PH fly)

Unnamed 004 (PH fly), photo by Jurij Shumakov

Hook: double, Partridge, low water
Tag: fluorescent green silk
Body: black dub
Rib: oval silver tinsel
Wing: bunch of black Arctic fox, two strands of pearl Krystal hair
Front hackle: black cock
Head: black

 

3. Unnamed 005

Unnamed 005, photo by Jurij Shumakov

Hook: single, Partridge
Tag: mix of ice blue and light green Angel hair
Body: black dub
Rib: oval silver tinsel
Wing: bunch of black Arctic fox, two strands of pearl Krystal hair
Front hackle: ice blue cock
Cheeks: jungle cock
Head: black

 

Flies presented and tied by Aleksey Danchukov from St. Petersburg 
(guide from. camp on Varzina river. Successful fly from camp collection.)

1. Golden Killer, variant

Golden Killer, variant, photo by Jurij Shumakov

Hook: Partridge Salar, golden #3-5
Tag: flat gold tinsel
Body: black floss
Rib: flat gold tinsel
Wing: mix of black and yellow bucktail, over two segments of bronze mallard
Front hackle: black cock and teal
Cheeks: jungle cock
Head: black



2. Collie Dog, variant

Collie Dog, variant, photo by Jurij Shumakov

Carrier: Aluminium tube, 2 inch
Tag: red silicon tubing
Body: none
Wing: two strands of Krystal hair in pearl, bunch of black Arctic fox
Cheeks: jungle cock
Head: black

 

2. Collie Dog, variant 2

Collie Dog, variant 2, photo by Jurij Shumakov

Carrier: Waddington, 2 inch
Tag: red silicon tubing
Body: flat silver tinsel
Rib: oval silver tinsel
Wing: bunch of black Arctic fox
Cheeks: jungle cock
Head: red

 

This fly presentation continues here: part 6  part 7

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