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    Default Winterís Hope

    A simple yet elegant classic steelhead fly from the famed Bill McMillan.

    The Winterís Hope.


    Hook - 1.5 Alec Jackson
    Body - Large flat silver tinsel
    Hackle - Blue and purple schlappen
    Wing - Orange and ginger (should be yellow) hackle tips
    Topping - Large natural golden pheasant crest
    Head - Orange thread with Loon UV cure resin

    ďIf I fished only to capture fish, my fishing trips would have ended long ago.Ē
    ~Zane Grey

    " . . . shouldn't a man stand on his own two feet and catch his own steelhead? Maybe put out some effort and find his own fish just for the fun of it?"
    ~Syd Glasso

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    Portland and Maupin, Oregon

    Default Re: Winterís Hope

    Well done. I like your topping variation.

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