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Colonel Bates (Stevens)

tied by peter.simonson
Fly Type: Streamers,
Target Species: Trout,
Recommended Region: Northeast US,
Imitation: General Baitfish,
Material List:
Hook: Sealey 1797J #2
Tag: Silver mylar tinsel
Tail: Red hackle fibers
Body: Silver mylar tinsel
Underwing: (wing support) Yellow hackle fibers
Throat: Brown speckled hen (original used brown hackle fibers)
Wing: Yellow hackle, topped with slightly shorter white hackle
Shoulder: Pale teal (original used mallard)
Cheek: Jungle cock
Tying Instructions: Usual Rangeley tie

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