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Golden Girl

Name Golden Girl
Category Steelhead
Hook Gamakatsu, T10-6H, 1/0
Tail Orange hackle fibers
Body Flat gold tinsel
Hackle Yellow hackle followed by orange hackle
Wing Two golden pheasant tippets back to back
Head Black

Golden Girl was tied by Contributing Fly Tyer John Wood. Take a look at his contributor page, The Flies of John Wood, to see many more of his flies.

Notes: Golden Girl was introduced to the Campbell River in British Columbia by Roderick Haig-Brown in the 1940's. Since then it has proven its worth as a simple to tie, but good pattern for winter-run steelhead.

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