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Blue Comet

Name Blue Comet
Category Pacific Salmon/Steelhead
Hook Size 2/0 - 12, Weighted (Optional)
Tail Blue Calf Tail, Long with Wrap or Two of Body Material to Hold Tail Up and Out
Body Silver Diamond Braid, Silver Mylar Tubing or Flat Silver Tinsel
Collar Blue Saddle Hackle

The Comet series of flies have become a popular standard for Pacific Salmon and are also fished for steelhead. They are tied in many colors to include gold, blue, green, and orange. The bead chain eyes are optional but add additional weight if needed. Another option is to weight the hook with lead. See also the Silver Comet , Gold Comet, Purple Comet ,Green Comet , and Green Brite Lace Comet. 




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