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Christmas Tree

Name Christmas Tree
Category Pacific Salmon
Hook Size 6-10, Long Shank, Down Eye
TailMagenta Wool
Body Black Chenille Ribbed with Gold Tinsel
Wing Black Marabou Topped with (Optional) Several Strands of Black Crystal Flash and Several Strands of Lime Green Crystal Flash
Cheek Fluorescent Lime Green Wool
Head Black

The Christmas Tree is a British salmon pattern that made its way to Alaska and the western USA. It's a good fly for off-color water which may need to be weighted to get it down to the salmon, depending on the depth and flow of the water you are fishing.

 

 

 

 

 

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