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Steelhead Fly

Hooks - MUS80500BL, MUS80501 BL, TMC7999, DA12441 or equivalent

Thread - Black

Tail - Scarlet red hackle fibersĀ 

Body - Flat silver tinsel over a well-tapered underbody of white floss or yarn

Hackle - Scarlet red tied on as a collar and tied back and down

Wing - Dyed yellow gray squirrel tail tied over the body

Any similarity to a previously known published fly pattern is purely coincidental

Fish Flies: The Encyclopedia of the Fly Tier's Art - Terry Hellekson

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