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Old 12-11-2003, 10:10 AM
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Sunset Special -

Newest creation from the bench... was thinking skykomish sunrise, and changing the colors to add some dark tones to it. throw in the purple, lilac and pink guinea. and walla.... colors remind me of central oregon sunsets.... didn't feel appropriate to "skykomish" the name as originally intended, since i've yet to fish that holy water... hopefully this spring...
anyways, enjoy--

Recipe - Sunset Special
Hook - Alec Jackson/Partridge Bartleet, favorite size (this is on a #2 bartleet)
Thread - Orange 8/0 uni-thread
Tag - Medium width gold tinsel
Butt - Orange floss, 1 strand wrapped over gold tinsel from the tag
tail - GP crest with died red GP tippet fibers
Rib - Gold oval tinsel, w/ counter wrapped fine gold wire
Body - Orange Angora or Seal
Hackle - Medium size Dark Lilac BEP hackle, palmered length of body, plus 2 wraps at collar/throat
Throat - Hot Pink Guinea body feather
Wing - 2 pairs hackle tips, from opposite sides of the cape, concave in
Topping - GP crest, tip to tail.
Cheek - optional, Jungle Cock eye

Enjoy!!!
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Last edited by Feiger; 12-11-2003 at 03:29 PM.
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