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  1. From the eye of the hook to the bend of the hook shank (the straight part of the shank before it begins to bend) is equal to 1 1/2 times the hook gape. Perfect for hackle length.
  2. The hook provides all of the proportions you’ll need shank length = 1 1/2 hook gape
  3. everybody goes through that phase until you reach a certain number of posts i dont use anything either. the fibers will just split apart regardless of what you coat them with
  4. Kenyaman Atlantic Salmon Hook - Gamakatsu T10-6H or equivalent Thread - Black Tag - Silver tinsel Tail - Golden pheasant crest Body - Onal silver tinsel Wing - Yellow goat or squirrel hair Hackle - Black hen, full and long The Complete Illustrated Directory of Salmon Flies - Chris Mann
  5. Royal Charm Peter Farago (1979) Atlantic Salmon Hook - Gamakatsu T10-6H or equivalent Thread - Black Tag - Oval gold tinsel & fluorescent green floss Tail - Golden pheasant crest Butt - Black ostrich herl Ribbing - Oval gold tinsel Body - Royal blue floss Wing - Gray squirrel tail over golden pheasant tippets Collar - Kingfisher blue hen hackle UV resin head The Complete Illustrated Directory of Salmon Flies - Chris Mann
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  7. Bondal Black (Dutchman's Balls) Atlantic Salmon Originated by Hans Van Klinken Hook - Gamakatsu T10-6H or equivalent (or Partridge CS42) Thread - Black Tag - Oval silver tinsel Tail - A few fibers of mallard or teal Butt - Blue fluorescent wool yarn Ribbing - Oval silver tinsel Body - Peacock herl Beard - A nice bunch of rabbit fur, dyed blue Wing - Dyed blue squirrel tail (bottom), Fitch tail (middle), Mallard or teal fibers (top) *I used teal for the tail and top wing, marabou for the rabbit fur and black squirrel tail for the fitch tail middle wing The Complete Illustrated Directory of Salmon Flies - Chris Mann
  8. Clearwater Special Originated by Hans Van Klinken Atlantic Salmon Hook - Gamakatsu T10-6H or equivalent (or Partridge CS42) Thread - Black Tag - Oval silver tinsel Tail - A few fibers of mallard or teal Butt - Yellow fluorescent wool yarn Ribbing - Oval gold tinsel Body - Peacock herl Beard - A nice bunch of rabbit fur, dyed fluorescent green Wing - Dyed green squirrel tail (bottom), Mallard or teal fibers (top) *I used teal for the tail and top wing, marabou for the rabbit fur The Complete Illustrated Directory of Salmon Flies - Chris Mann
  9. Where-Ya-Wannebee Originated by Hans Van Klinken Atlantic Salmon Hook - Gamakatsu T10-6H or equivalent Thread - Black Tag - Oval Gold tinsel Tail - A few fibers of mallard or teal Butt - Yellow fluorescent wool yarn Ribbing - Oval gold tinsel Body - Peacock herl Beard - A nice bunch of rabbit fur, dyed fluorescent yellow Wing - Dyed yellow squirrel tail (bottom), Mallard or teal fibers (top) *I used teal for the tail and top wing, marabou for the rabbit fur The Complete Illustrated Directory of Salmon Flies - Chris Mann
  10. Orange Assistance Originated by Hans Van Klinken Atlantic Salmon Hook - Gamakatsu T10-6H or equivalent Thread - Black Tag - Oval Gold tinsel Tail - A few fibers of mallard or teal Butt - Orange fluorescent wool yarn Ribbing - Oval gold tinsel Body - Peacock herl Beard - A nice bunch of rabbit fur, dyed fluorescent orange Wing - Dyed orange squirrel tail (bottom), Mallard or teal fibers (top) *I used teal for the tail and top wing, marabou for the rabbit fur The Complete Illustrated Directory of Salmon Flies - Chris Mann
  11. The Nailer Hook - Long shank usually 4 to 8 Thread - Red Tail - Scarlet Hackle Ribbing - Oval gold Body - Gold tinsel Wing - Scarlet Hackles Collar - Brown
  12. get solarez bone dry uv resin. i think its the best
  13. i notice you have removed the "s" from the url address and that still hasnt worked for you in your posting i am baffled as to why it didnt work for you
  14. Scotch Buck Hook - Umpqua U301 or equivalent Thread - Black Tail - Red hackle fibers Ribbing - Silver tinsel Body - Black floss Wing - Black bucktail Flies - J Edson Leonard
  15. get this one from amazon Amazon.com: LE Black Light Flashlight, Small UV Lights with 21 LEDs, 395nm, Ultraviolet Light Detector for Invisible Ink Pens, Pet Dog Cat Urine Stain and More, AAA Batteries Included : Pet Supplies i have it and it has worked perfectly for years i dont believe in buying uv brand specific uv flashlight as they overprice them $$$ when they buy them from asia for $
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