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Salmon Creek Special (Thompson)

Name Salmon Creek Special
Category Pacific Salmon
Hook Size 2/0 to 6
Tail Black Squirrel Tail (Comet Style Optional)
Rib Narrow Flat Silver Tinsel
Body Fluorescent Hot-Orange Floss, Built up to a Good Taper
Wing Fluorescent Orange Yarn Topped with Fluorescent White Hackle Fibers
Beard Fluorescent Yellow Ahead of Wing
Head Fluorescent Red Thread

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 is a pattern originated by Irwin Thompson of Sebastopol, California.





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