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Old 10-23-2006, 10:25 AM
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Atlantic Salmon Fly of the week – Claret Killer

This fly is unique in that Claret is not a common color for salmon flies. Bill Baker of Biscay Bay, Newfoundland invented it for fishing the rivers of the Avalon Peninsula in NF. It became very popular after being just a local rumor for a long time.


Hook: Up eye salmon hook.
Tag: Oval silver tinsel.
Rib: Oval silver tinsel.
Body: Claret wool or seal’s fur.
Wing: Gray squirrel tail.
Collar: Black hackle.
Head: Black
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