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Sand Lance

Sand Lance

Name Sand Lance
Category Salmon/Steelhead
Tube 1/8 or 5/32 plastic lined, copper, brass, or aluminum tubing. 1.5 to 2 inches in length
Thread White 6/0
Tail None
Body Pearlescent diamond braid
Throat From bottom, white bucktail, a few strands of pearlescent crystal flash
Wing From bottom, white bucktail, pearlescent flashabou, grey sea fiber, silver crystal flash, black sea fiber on top
Head Pearl mylar tubing pulled back
Eyes XL gold stick on or prism eyes?.5 minute epoxy over the entire head

Sand Lance was tied by Contributing Fly Tyer, Stuart Anderson, owner and operator of Adipos Flytying and The Canadian Tube Fly Company.

You can read about Stuart and see many more of his fine tube flies, as well as other creations, by visiting The Flies of Stuart Anderson.




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