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Amhurst Sunburst

tied by btrout
Fly Type: Attractor Pattern,
Target Species: Steelhead,
Recommended Region: Western Canada,
Material List:
Tag copper small oval tinsel
Butt hot orange floss
Tail dyed red G.P. crest
Body hot orange seal
Rib med. copper flat tinsel
Hackle dyed orange R.P. rump
Throat red guinea
Wing white duck shoulder and short Amhurst tippets
Red thread 08
Tying Instructions: Tie in tag make 3-4 turns tie off.
Tie in floss make 5-6 turns and tie off.
Tie in crest.
Tie in hackle and rib.
Dub body up 1/8" or so of eye.
Wind approx 5 turns of ribbing and tie off.
Wind hackle forward touching ribbing and tie off, sweep hackle back when winding.
Tie in guinea approx 3 turns sweep back and tie off.
Tie in a pair of sections from duck shoulders.
Tie in Amhurst tippet sections over part of wing, both sides.
Whip finish.
Presentation Tips: Swing it.

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