Dunkeld Crippler
Dressing

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Having learned that both 'Dunkeldy' stuff, and 'Cripplers' were productive in Orkney in 2011, the 'Dunkeld Crippler' as duly knocked up for the 2012 trip.  A good fly for the top end of the leader, working well on the bob, in good to bright light, or on the middle dropper, in smaller sizes, in conjunction with a sinking line and with daphnia feeders in mind.

 

 

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Hook: Kamasan B175 or B170 sizes ​10 or 12.

Butt: Flat gold.

Rib: Oval gold.

Body: Orange seal's fur mix with a pinch of gold 'Ice Dub'.

Body Hackle: Grizzle hen dyed orange.

Shoulder Hackle: GP body feather dyed orange.
Slips: Bronze mallard

Cheeks: JC splits - optional.

Thread: Black UTC 70 or 140 Denier.

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