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Polar Peacock

 
tied by TroutBum
Fly Type: Wet,
Target Species: Steelhead,
Material List:
Thread: Black Danville 8/0
Hook: Size 10, Mustad 9672
Tail: Red hackle fibers
Body: Peacock herl
Rib: Fine gold oval tinsel
Wing: Polar Bear
Hackle: Badger
Tying Instructions: Tie in wing 1/4 distance down the hook with the butt ends toward the hook bend.

Continue thread to hook bend and tie in tail, tinsel and three strands of peacock herl.

Wrap the herl foward to just behind wing tie in point. Follow with 5 spiral turns of tinsel.

Secure tinsel and herl trim. Fold the Polar Bear fur back and wrap thread over wing to secure.

Tie in a small badger hackle and wrap 3 or 4 times and secure.

Whip finish and cement.






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