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Sockeye Special

Name Sockeye Special
Category Pacific Salmon
Hook Size 6 to 8
Thread Black 6/0
Wing Black Deer Hair
Throat Orange Deer Hair
Head Tying thread

This pattern was taken from Ken Hanley’s fine book Fly Fishing the Pacific Inshore. Mr. Hanley writes in his notes that this fly, which can be used for Pacific Salmon, is a generic attractor that works well in estuaries.

 

 

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