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Canadian Killer
Originator unknown, circa 1930

Canadian Killer

Name Canadian Killer
Category Pacific Salmon
Hook Single salmon
Thread Red tying silk
Tag Three or four turns of medium gold tinsel
Tail A small section of bronzed mallard flank fibers
Butt Natural peacock herl
Body Red floss
Joint Peacock herl
Ribbing Oval gold tinsel
Throat A generous bunch of medium brown hackle fibers
Underwing Sparse red buck tail fibers
Wing A dyed bronze mallard feather tied flat over all
Head Lacquered red silk

Canadian Killer was tied by Salmonfly.Net Contributing Fly Tyer and author, Ard Stetts. You can see more of Ard's flies at The Flies of Ard Stetts.

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