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tied by Charles Austin
Fly Type: Attractor Pattern,
Target Species: Atlantic Salmon,
Recommended Region: Eastern Canada,
Imitation: General Baitfish,
Material List:
Tag: oval silver tinsel
Tail: GP crest
Body:
1-red wool
2-lemon yellow silk floss
3-red wool
4-holographic flat gold tinsel
Rib: oval silver tinsel
Hackle:red chinese saddle hackle
Wing: white and black goose shoulder
Throat: lemon barred wood duck flank
Head: black thread and red wool
Tying Instructions: Start your thread at the eye, bring it down to the bend and tie in your silver tinsel, wrap in your tag. Then measure up your GP crest, and tie it in. Tie in your chinese saddle hackle. Then tie in another section of silver tinsel, then wrap on your wool, then your yellow floss, then more wool, this should take your to the halfway mark on the hook. Then tie in your flat holographic tinsel and wrap it to about 5mm before the eye.Wrap up your hackle, stroking the fibres back.Then wrap up your tinsel in even wraps through the hackle. Marry together your wings, black on either side of white, then measure them up to your tail and tie them in. Then tie in more wool in front of the wings, make a small head and cast off.
Presentation Tips: swung.


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