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Colonel Bates

tied by steeldrifter
Fly Type: Streamers,
Target Species: Trout,
Recommended Region: Northeast US,
Imitation: General Baitfish,
Material List:
mustad 9575 or 9672 size 2-12

Thread: Red 6/0
Tail: duck or turkey quill
Body: Flat silver tinsel
wing: Two yellow saddle hackles with two sligthtly shorter white saddle hackles on each side
Throat: Dark brown hackle beard style
Shoulder: Teal brest feather
Jungle cock optional
Tying Instructions: Wrap thread the length of hook-
Pinch and tie in turkey quill section for tail-
Tie and wrap silver tinsel length of body-
Select two yellow hackle feathers and tie in-
select two white slightly shorter hackles and tie in-
tie in dark brown hackles for beard-
add jungle cock is desired and whip finish-

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