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Winter Orange (Combs)

Winter Orange (Combs)

Name Winter Orange
Category Steelhead
TagFlat Silver Tinsel
TailOrange Hackle Barbs
BodyFluorescent Orange Floss Over a Flat Silver Tinsel Base
RibFlat Silver Tinsel
Wing (1) A Plume of Orange Marabou Tied Over Optional Orange Crystal Flash To the End Of The Tail; A Shorter Plume of Orange Marabou Over
Throat Orange Marabou
Wing (2) Red Marabou
Collar Red or Rose-Red Hackle
Head Fluorescent Red

The pattern for this fly came from the fine book by Dick Stewart and Farrow Allen, Flies for Steelhead. They write that this fly was developed by Trey Combs who fishes with it successfully for winter steelhead in both clear and cloudy water. This is one of a series that includes the Winter Red and the Winter Rose.