Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Fly Fishers' Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE FLY FISHERS' STRATHSPEY (S3x32) 3C set Rosemary Read

1- 8 1s set and turn 2H, dance down nearer hands joined and cast up round 3s to 2nd place, own sides (2s step up 5-6)
9-16 1s dance reflection (mirror) reels of 3 on sides (1s dance in and up to start), 1s end facing 1st corners, 2s and 3s dance loops into place
17-24 1s dance 'Hello-Goodbye' setting in centre (not dancing out to sides or ends) and 1s petronella turn to 2nd place own sides
25-32 1s+3s dance the Knot with 2s also turning LH for last 4 bars

(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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Fly fishing is an angling method in which an artificial "fly" is used to catch fish.
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