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Two Pink Salmon Flies 7/9/2014

Fly Patterns for Pink Salmon - by Clayton Smith


Hot Spot Trace
Hook : Mustad 3366 size 8-10 or comparable
Thread : 6/0 Hot Pink
Rib : 6/0 Hot Pink Thread
Body : Pearl Diamond Braid
Tail/Shellback : Pink/Purple/Grey,  Krystal Flash blending


The Slug
Hook : Mustad 3366 size 8 – 10 or comparable
Thread : 6/0 Hot Pink
Rib : 6/0 Hot Pink Thread
Body : Pink Sparkle Chenille
Tail/Shellback : Cotton Candy Angel Hair
The Slug Step By Step (Tied the same for the Hot Spot Trace)
Tie in thread to base of the hook shank
Tie in a length of angel hair two and a half times the length of the hook shank
Tie in your chenille, and palmer forward to the eye of the hook and tie down
Pull the angel hair back over the chenille to the back of the hook, wrap thread creating an even rib, whip finish at the back of the hook
Wrap the thread back to the eye of the hook, completing the rib
Form an even thread head, whip finish and apply head cement if desired

 
 

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