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/ Bucktail / Peacock Sword / Pink / smelt / Tinsel / white /

Snow Smelt

tied by Duane Vigue
Fly Type: Streamers,
Target Species: Trout,
Recommended Region: Northeast US,
Imitation: General Baitfish,
Material List:
Hook: Martinek #1 8X (any long shank streamer hook will do)
Tag: Flat silver tinsel
Body: UNI 600 1X Orange
Rib: Flat silver tinsel
Belly: 4-6 peacock swords then white bucktail
Throat: Peacock sword fibers
Wing: Silver Dr. blue hackles flanked by pink hackles
Shoulder: Lavender guinea
Cheek: JC
Head: Ruby Chrome (Sally Hansen nail makeup)
Tying Instructions: streamer stuff
Presentation Tips: A smelt imitation of sorts. Was fishing it during the smelt run in a snow storm in late April and landed numerous salmon on it, hence the name.

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