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Default Flies for Alaska Salmon Fishing

This thread is open to all of our members to post pictures and tying recipes for their favorite salmon fly pattern. If you have salmon fly favorites for fishing the Pacific North West and Alaska, you may place them here. Please remember to include the tying recipe for others to use.

[Note:] This thread will be for member tied submissions so do not post links to other web sites. Postings with links will be removed. Please do not post comments to the thread; it is for submitting 'Your' salmon fly pictures and recipes. If you would like to make comments post to the AK. General Discussion forum. Thank you for your cooperation and participation here.

I will open the thread with a few tried and true producers.


Rainy Day Special;
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Hook: Single salmon size 2 - 4
Thread: Black
Eyes: Zinc dumbbell eyes lg.
Body: Wound with lavender / pearl estaz chenille
Wing: A small bunch of lavender blue crystal flash fibers
Collar: Medium blue hackle

Chartreuse Amnesia;
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Hook: Daiichi 2051 single size 1.5
Thread: Black
Tag: Flat medium silver tinsel, use metal tinsel not Mylar, the latter will not hold up well.
Tip: Chartreuse floss very long
Butt: A nice black saddle hackle wound and angled back toward bend of hook
Body: Chartreuse green floss
Ribbing: Wide embossed silver tinsel followed with a chartreuse green spey hackle
Wing: A sparse bunch of long black bear or polar bear dyed black
Collar: A bright yellow saddle hackle

Orange Bunny Fur Comet;
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Hook: Single salmon size 2 - 4
Tail: A small bunch of orange crystal flash over which is short strip of orange bunny fur
Body: Orange bunny strip wound to the eyes with hairs folded back
Eyes: Large zinc dumbbells

Please scroll down the thread because members are posting more flies here, enjoy.

Last edited by Hardyreels; 06-02-2010 at 07:10 PM. Reason: Add content and corrections to text.
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