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Black and Blue Marabou 

Name Black & Blue Marabou Marabou (Guard)
Hook Size 2, 4, 6, Extra Strong; Can be Weighted with Lead Wire
Category Pacific Salmon
Tail Black Marabou, Comet Style, Length of Hook Shank or Longer
Body Oval Silver Tinsel
Thorax Two Turns Blue Chenille
Hackle 2 or 3 Turns Fluorescent Black Saddle Hackle
Head Blue

The pattern for this fly, came from the fine book by Bruce Ferguson, Les Johnson, and Pat Trotter, Fly Fishing For Pacific Salmon. They write that this fly by Bob Guard is used alternately with the Green & Black Marabou when looking for a brighter colored fly.



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