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Red Butt Skunk

Name Red Butt Skunk
Category Steelhead
Hook Size 1/0 to 8
Tail Scarlet Wisps
Butt Red Chenille
Body Black Chenille
Ribbing Medium Silver Tinsel
Collar Black Saddle Hackle
Wing White Bucktail or Polar Bear Hair (I subbed a synthetic material that I like called "Big Fly Fiber"  
Head Black

This fly is basically the same fly as the Green Butt Skunk (which see), but sometimes a slight color variation might make a difference. This is yet another variation of the popular Skunk, (which see) flies. See also the Green Butt Skunk Spey.


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