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Red Rocket (Ash)

Name Red Rocket
Category Pacific Salmon
Hook Stainless Steel, Sizes 4/0 - 6
Thread Red
Tail Unraveled Silver Mylar Tubing
Body Silver Mylar Tubing Over Lead Wire
Throat Silver Flashabou, Long
Wing Four Red Saddle Hackle Tips (Two Per Side)

The pattern for this fly came from the fine book by Alaska Flyfishers, Fly Patterns of Alaska. If you are interested in fly fishing Alaska, or in popular Alaska fly patterns, this book is a must. It is chock full of patterns of all types. They write that this fly was developed by Chuck Ash as an imitation of the popular Daredevil Spoon. He fishes it very effectively for Rainbow and Salmon in many Alaska rivers.




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