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Rusty Chopter (Shumakov)
Tied by Ken Broadhead

Rusty Chopter


Rusty Chopter (Shumakov)


Partridge cs10/1 #4 or any salmon

Tip Copper mini braid
Tag Uni floss neon hot orange
Tail Uni floss neon hot orange, brushed out
Body Copper mini braid, Polar Aire burnt orange dubbing
Hackle Ginger saddle
Wing Tiny bunch orange arctic fox, tiny bunch Polar Aire  burnt orange, copper flash, small bunch brown arctic fox
Sides Small jungle cock
Head Orange Uni thread

Rusty Chopter was tied by Ken Broadhead. You will find many more of his exceptional  flies at The Flies of Ken Broadhead.

Notes: This is Ken Broadhead's rendition of the Yuri Shumakov tube fly (which see).

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