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/ Black / Gold Wire / marabou / Red / Saddle /
tied by navigator36
Fly Type: Attractor Pattern,
Target Species: Pike,
Recommended Region: Western Canada,
3/0-7/0 long shank streamer hook of choice
3/0 or stronger thread
Saddles-both red and black
Red and black yarn
Thicker gold wire ribbing material
Tying Instructions: Tie in a good amount of red marabou for the tail.
Tie in two large black hackles and spin.
Cement(optional)and continue with tying
in gold wire and black and red yarn.
Spin black and red yarn tight and wrap along shank.
Wrap gold wire along each yarn segment to end.
After body wrap, spin two smaller red saddles, then two black larger ones and then one small red at front.
Finish off by tying back the front saddle hackles
slightly so they lean back a bit.
Form the head, cement and you're done.
Presentation Tips: I like to fish this one by letting it sink to the bottom
and retrieving it with very long, fast pulls with pauses in between. They hit it during the pause and you don't know until you try to retrieve again and feel the sudden weight. Then listen to the reel sing.
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