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Old 02-26-2004, 11:42 AM
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Chirono-zug

This is my GO-TO pattern, among many other favorites.
Hook: TMC #2487 - 10 to 14
Weight: lead wire .010 6 wraps at the front end only
Tail: Red Squirrel
Body: one or two peacock herl wrapped around the thread before winding on the hook
Rib: Fine copper (yellow) or Brass (redddish) wire
Mini-Wing: Pheasant tail fibres that show the light brown portion
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