Semperfli - Pure Silk - Danica Primrose - #4

Semperfli - Pure Silk - Danica Primrose - #4

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Packing Weight:  9g



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Our Part Number:  sem-slk-4
Bar Code:  886741057400
Manufacturer Part Number:  886741057400
Brand:  Semperfli
Tying Material Color:  Yellow
Length in Meters:  50

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Semperfli Pure Silk #4 Danica Primrose

Pure silk has been used as a fly tying thread for hundreds of years.  Semperfli #4 Danica Primrose Pure Silk has been designed to match the Edmonds and Lee #4 Danica Primrose Silk in their book Brook & River Trouting. This is a twisted Primrose coloured silk and can be untwisted to lay perfectly flat. Ideal for salmon patterns, North Country and Clyde style fishing flies.

In1854 Greenwell used pure silk as the basis of the Greenwell's Glory came to be tied, but there is no doubt silks have been used in Salmon Flies and Trout Flies for hundreds of years. If we look at the Greenwells Glory which was the invention of Canon William Greenwell of Durham "I caught some of them, and came to the conclusion that the best imitation would be the inside of a blackbird's wing, with a body of red and black hackle, tied with yellow silk."

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Thursday, 7 February 2019  | 

If your tying spiders then these silks are a must excellent quality

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