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Old 10-02-2003, 09:03 AM
t_richerzhagen t_richerzhagen is offline
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Not so big

The original hook McMillan recommended for this fly is the Mustad 7970, Nos. 1-2. (pg 58 in Dry Line Steelhead). It is a heavy wire and sinks fast. It also needs to be sharpened to be at its best.
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