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Potts Pet
Potts Pet
Classic New Zealand trout streamer
Published by ChrisinselwynNZ
10-13-2010
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Potts Pet
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Type of fly Streamer or bucktail
Originator of pattern if known This pattern was devised by Gwyeene Potts, a ranger from the Taupo/Rotorua area and used to be a staple fly of the fishermen from that area roughly 80 years ago
Tied and Submitted by Chrisinselwynnz
Level of tying experience needed to tie this pattern Intermediate, a little more complicated pattern, previous experience tying different types of patterns helpful
Materials listed in order of tie in:
Hook Streamer hook, size 2-6
Thread Black
Tag Orange wool or dubbing
Tail Golden pheasant tippets
Rib None
Body Yellow wool
Wing Bronze peacock herl
Cheeks Lesser hen pheasant wing coverts
Head Back thread
Special tying notes
Target species Trout
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