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Saddleback Hex

tied by cruncher
Fly Type: Nymphs,
Target Species: Steelhead,
Recommended Region: Central US,
Material List:
Thread: pale yellow
Hook: 700B - size 4 through 10
Tail: fluff from pheasant feather
Body/thorax: pale yellow dubbing
Gills: filoplume or aftershaft (whatever you want to call it)
Back: yellow grizzly saddle hackle treated with flexacement
Ribbing: mono
Wing case: same as back
Legs: saddle hackle palmered a couple times
Eyes: medium black mono eyes
Tying Instructions: as listed above
Presentation Tips: Dead drift and swing at the end

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