Today Kevin Branch has supplied us with 'Fly Friday' number 8!
The fly is the 'Highlander Spey' designed and tied by Kevin himself. The fly is tied on the Patriot double up-eye (CS16U/2) which you can find out more about by clicking here!
The hook is made using the following:
Hook: Partridge Patriot Double Up-eye
Butt: Silver oval tinsel rib silver oval Tinsel Rear
Body: Yellow Floss Forward Body: Green Dubbing
Tail: Golden Pheasant Crest
Wing: Yellow Under Orange under Green Arctic Runner topped with Peakcock Herl Collar
Hackle: Dyed Yellow Pheasant followed by Dyed Orange Pheasant followed by Dyed bright Green Badger hackle.
Eyes: Jungle Cock
Kevin Branch was born in New Brunswick Canada where he resides in Burton N.B. Kevin's target species of fish are BrookTrout and Atlantic Salmon which he fishes from the banks of the Miramichi river. He's been tying for only a few years but has gained popularity in the tying and angling community with his unique style of Hairwing Salmon flies. Kevin is the designer of the first annual Atlantic Salmon Federation Fly in 2013