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Alaskan Lady
An Original Pattern by Ard Stetts

Alaskan Lady

Name Alaskan Lady
Category Pacific Salmon/Trout/Steelhead
Hook Size three used here in A.J. Steelhead Iron black
Tag Flat medium silver tinsel
Tail Golden pheasant crest dyed bright red
Body Bone white floss burnished a bit
Rib Medium oval silver tinsel
Hackle Bleached white goose wing feather swept back spey style
Wing Sparse natural polar bear tied over hackle
Cheeks Jungle cock eyes cocked slightly to give a jaunty appearance
Head Black tying silk lacquered to sheen

Alaskan Lady is an original fly designed by Ard Stetts. You can see more of Ard's flies at The Flies of Ard Stetts. See his notes about this fly below.

Ard's Notes: For the Pacific Salmon found in the tannin stained and silted waters of the Alaskan Interior.

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