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The Rooster

tied by navigator36
Fly Type: Attractor Pattern,
Target Species: Pike,
Recommended Region: Central Canada,
Imitation: General Baitfish,
Material List:
Carrie Steven's 10x streamer hook size 2-2/0
Tail- Red marabou
Body- Yellow chenille wrapped with fine gold wire
for strength.
Spines- Red barred goose/duck feather sections
Wing- Stiff yellow bucktail and holographic silver flashabou
Thread- Red big fly thread
Eyes- Flat stick on eyes

Tying Instructions: Tie in red marabou for tail.
Then tie in fine gold wire and yellow chenille.
Tie in red barred feather sections at about 1cm
apart all the way up the shank.
With the thread at the eye, wind chenille up the shank
behind and in front of each barred feather section
until you reach the last one at front.
Wrap gold wire all the way up through the chenille
and tie off both.
Turn hook upside down and tie in silver flashabou
and then bucktail.
Turn fly right side up and finish off with a larger head.
Tie off, add eyes, varnish and your done.
Presentation Tips: Fish this one through weed cover. The stiff bucktail acts as a fair weed guard for this fly.

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