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Old 05-17-2006, 08:18 AM
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Atlantic Salmon fly of the week - Tetras

This is another Marc LeBlanc fly, developed for fishing on the Cascapedia, Petite Cascapedia, and Bonaventure Rivers. Although this fly can be a bit tedious to tie, it holds a good reputation as a low water fly on the Gaspe.

Hook: Up eye salmon hook
Tag: Flat silver tinsel.
Tail: Dyed red golden pheasant.
Butt: Black ostrich herl
Rib: Red oval tinsel over silver portion of body and silver twist over red portion of body.
Body: Rear half silver tinsel, front half red tinsel.
Hackle: Long gray heron type hackle over front portion of the body.
Coller: Grouse body feather
Wing: Grouse wing quill segment.
Cheeks: Jungle cock
Head: Red
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