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Old 05-04-2001, 09:17 AM
Crusty Crusty is offline
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STEELHEAD GREEN


Originator: John Rowley
Tyer: John Rowley
Thread: Flat waxed Fl green
Tag: Silver flat tinsel
Body: Back half, Fl chartreuse floss tied over silver tinsel
Mid section, Black ostrich herl
Front half, Flat waxed Fl green tying thread
Spey hackle: Chartreuse burnt spey hackle wrapped from ostrich herl forward
Wing: Sparse green calf tail to end of hook covered by black calf tail to one half gap width past hook
Collar: Yellow dyed Guinea Fowl - two turns

For water darker than the "steelhead green" stage I use a heavier wing, ie more black calf tail, for increased silhouette

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