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Bob's Green Butt Skunk

 
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Fly Type: Attractor Pattern,
Target Species: Steelhead,
Recommended Region: Northwest US,
Material List:
Hook: Mustad 36890 size 6 10
Thread: Flymaster 6/0
Tail: Florescent Pink Hackle barbules
Body: Read 1/3 Chartreuse Pearl Core Braid front 2/3 Large Black Chenille
Rib: Flat Silver Mylar Tinsel Over Black Chenille Only
Collar: Black Saddle Hackle
Wing: White Calf Tail

Tying Instructions: May be tied weighted or not. Cast on thread, if adding weight do it now. Tie in tail, trim excess and tie on Pearl Core Braid. wrap thread to point one third of the way toward eye. Tightly wrap Braid and trim excess. Tie in tinsel and chenille. Wrap thread forward followed by chenille, then evenly wrap tinsel for rib. tie off and trim all excess. Tie in Hackle and make about 3 wraps,trim and then pull hackles down for collar. Stack calf tail and tie in wing, wind should extend just past hook. Trim wing butts and make tapered head,and coat with several coats of black head cement.
Presentation Tips: Great fly for swing presentation



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