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Ackerlund Humpy Fly (Ackerlund)

Name Ackerlund Humpy Fly (Ackerlund)
Hook Size 4, Regular Shank
Category Pink Pacific Salmon, Salt Water
Body Silver Mylar Tinsel or Piping
Wing Pink Over White Polar Bear, FisHair, Or Bucktail, Twice the Length of the Body                              
Head Black with Silver Bead Chain Eyes

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, attributed to Bill Ackerlund is deadly during the summer Pink Salmon runs. Pink (Humpy) Salmon, run in Washington waters in large numbers only in the odd numbered years.






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