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Uncle Salty

tied by CharlieD
Fly Type: Hairwing,
Target Species: Steelhead,
Recommended Region: Northeast US,
Material List:
Hook: Up eye Atlantic salmon hook
Body: Purple Dubbing.
Rib: Heavy red wire.
Wing: White zonker strip.
Hackle: Natural guinea in front of purple schlapin wound as a collar.
Head: Red

Tying Instructions: The Zonker strip should be bound to the body matuka style, using the red wire rib.

This fly was originally designed for Great Lakes Steelhead but can be tied in any color combination to target other types of fish besides Steelhead.

Originated by Tom Cornell
Presentation Tips: Swing on a tight line or strip it in like a streamer.

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