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Lady Caroline


One of the best-known and older speys, this is my take on the Lady Caroline; tied with materials I had on hand (so some substitution occurs). Notice the rather drab colors in this pattern; the brighter speys are a more recent trend.

Hook - Daiichi 2161 Size 1
Tail - Tip of a Golden Pheasant Red Body Feather
Body - Olive Rabbit Fur Dubbed
Rib - Gold Flat Tinsel (med)
Counter Rib - Silver Ultra Wire (fine)
Spey Hackle - Grey (burned goose shoulder)
Collar - Golden Pheasant Red Body Feather (1 turn)
Wing - Bronze Mallard
Thread - Black

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