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Default Re: Flies for AK. Salmon & Steelhead Fishing

Time to add some new stuff;

Marty's Wet Fly;

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Pattern compliments of Marty Howard

Recipe;

Hook: #6 Salmon hook
Tag: Flat silver tinsel
Tail: Gold Pheasant tippets
Rear body: Salmon pink floss
Front body: Purple & blue sparkle dub
Ribbing: Oval silver
Collar: Purple hackle your choice, I use goose
Wing: A sparse clump of white bear or similar white fur, lacquer it before finishing the head

Tweaked a Bit, Purple Feather Wing;

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Hook: #6 Salmon
Tag: Same
Tail: Dyed Amherst tippets
Body: Same rear
Body: Big gob of purple dubbing
Ribbing: Same
Wing: White feathers from a cape, 4 of them
Cheek: Jungle cock
Collar: Purple hackle

December's Fly;

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Recipe:

Hook: This is on a #6
Tag: Flat gold tinsel
Body: Black marabou silk or similar
Ribbing: Purple silk floss followed by oval gold tinsel (just for fun)
Hackle: Purple hackle (long) is wound on the front third of the body and secured by the ribbing
Wing: A pair of Amherst pheasant tippets dyed purple over which are 4 black hackles taken from a cape and fixed with jungle cock eyes
Collar: Black saddle hackle (long) and tied back when finishing the head

PM if you want tying recipe on this;

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Wingless Still water Attractor;

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Recipe; This was tied for still water and pools.

Hook: This is a #6
Tag: flat gold tinsel
Tip: Pink floss
Tail: Amherst pheasant crest
For tipping: Burgundy floss
Body: Black floss
Hackle: very long burnt goose dyed purple
Rib: Oval gold brought forward over the goose quill to secure it
Collaring: First golden pheasant tail fibers tied symmetrically then natural guinea fowl

White Ranger;

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Hook: This is a #4
Tag: Fine oval tinsel
Tip: Burgandy floss
Tail: Amherst Crest
Butt: White ostrich herl
Body: Black marabou silk or similar on rear 2/3 of body black spun fur to build the front 1/3
Wing: A pair of amherst tippets over which are 4 hackles from a cape and dyed claret and fixed with jungle cock
Collaring: Whitting's Bird Fur (white hackle) and Black schlapplen in front tied back

You can pretty much see how this is made from the same materials as the fly above except it has amherst crest horns. Make you think anything will catch a salmon in Alaska huh?

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Black Cross;

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Tying;
Hook: Daiichi 2051 choice
Tag: Oval silver
Tail: Gold pheasant
Butt: Ostrich here but I am going to switch to goose in the future
Body: Rear is black marabou silk or yarn front 1/3 is mohair yarn
Ribs: Two strips of embossed silver wound in opposing symmetry on rear of body, Oval gold on front
Hackle: Goose or schalapplen wound on front of body
Throat: Guinea wound and tied down
Wing: Black Goose with jungle cock cheek
Collar: Black hackle

Sorcerer;

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Tying;
Hook: Partridge # 4 or 6
Tag; Oval gold
Tail: Gold pheasant
Butt: Ostrich
Body: Copper tinsel rear 2/3
Front: Black dubbing or spun fur
Hackle: Black over front of body
Rib: Oval gold
Wing: Black goose with jungle cock
Collar: Guinea

This is simply a hair wing version of the fly;

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Many of these are new patterns and remain untested but I believe all will catch our fish here.

Recipes soon.....................

Orange Cross;

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Hook: This is a Partridge Bartleet #4
Tial: Orange hackle fibers
Body: Rear 2/3 black marabou silk Cross / Counter ribbed with Gold foil tinsel
Body: Front 1/3 is hackled with black burnt goose and Cross ribbed with oval silver overtop the hackle stem
Collar: Guinea foul
Beard: Orange hackle fibers
Wing: Orange Goose sections with jungle cock eyes

Salmon Fly;

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Hook: Partridge Bartleet #6
Tag: Small oval silver
Tail: Your choice, this is a sort of pheasant crest. It is not dyed and I have had them over 30 years, I don't know what bird they came from
Butt: Ostrich black
Body: Rear 2/3 = Flat silver embossed foil with oval Rainbow Sparkle braid
Body: Front 1/3 = Burgundy Mohair hackled with burnt silver doctor burnt goose
Collar: Claret red hackle
Wing: Black goose wing quill sections with jungle cock eye

Char Fin, this has been tested and is a great color combo for char and salmon.

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Hook: Diaichii 2050 size 1.5
Tag: Flat silver foil
Body: Rear 2/3 Black marabou silk Palmered with a stiff saddle hackle tip and over wound with medium oval silver
Front: Black mohair hackled with black marabou over wound with medium gold oval tinsel
Throat: Equal bunches of orange, black, and white hackle fibers
Collar: Gadwall flank
Wing: Equal married sections of orange, black, and white goose wing quill



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