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Winter's Hope

Name Winter's Hope
Category Steelhead
Hook Salmon, Size 5/0-2
Body Flat Silver Tinsel
Collar Vivid Purple Hackle over Pale Blue Hackle
Wing Two Orange Hackle Tips over Two Yellow Hackle Tips
Head Orange


McMillan introduced  Winter's Hope in 1970 and it has remained over all these years one of the most recognized and popular flies in the steelhead inventory. Note: See also Winter's Hope, Hairwing.




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