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Black Diamond (Lemire)

Name Black Diamond (Lemire)
Category Steelhead
Tag Flat Silver Tinsel
Body Black Dubbing
RibFlat Silver Tinsel
Throat Guinea Fowl Tied in as a Beard; If Jungle Cock Shoulder is Omitted, Wrap Guinea Fowl One Complete Turn as Collar
Wing Four Peacock Swords, Followed by Sparse Gray Squirrel and Guinea Fowl Mixed
Shoulder Jungle Cock (Optional)

The pattern for this fly, originated by Walt Johnson, came from the fine book by Dick Stewart and Farrow Allen, Flies for Steelhead. They write that this fly, was originated around 1963 by Harry Lemire from Washington. This fly is very effective in the shallow tailouts in the summer and fall using the greased-line technique.

 

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