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Goldsmith (Given)

Name Goldsmith (Given)
Category Pacific salmon
Hook 2/0 to 12, Weighted (Optional)
Thread Red
Tail Black over Hot Orange Bucktail Tied Long
Butt Red Thread, Used to Tie Down Mylar Piping
Body Gold Mylar Piping. Leaving the Ends Frayed out over the Tail
Collar Mixed yellow and Hot Orange saddle Hackle
Head Red, Gold Bead Chain Eyes are optional

This pattern was developed for the Smith River area by Ed Given. I weighted this version and might have added the eyes had it not been. An alternate version of this fly called the Silversmith is tied with silver Mylar piping and optional silver bead chain eyes.







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