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Red and Green Butt Butterfly size 6 double

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The original Ingalls Butterfly was developed decades ago.


The original was simply a splayed hairwing coachman. Over the years, it has been jazzed up with the use of various colour tails and or butts (red, yellow, green, etc..)


Decades later, this pattern still produces very, very well. Interestingly, it's the only pattern around that has a splayed wing.


I have had a lot of success with this pattern over the years with white and yellow wings. The one I present here is one of my favorites although I wish I tied the wing a tad shorter.


The most common materials for the wing are calf tail and calf body. This particular fly uses white polar bear which I feel is the best material given its transluscency.


Any questions or critiques, fire away!





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