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River Special Yellow
A Ken Broadhead Fly

River Special Yellow


River Special Yellow

Hook Partridge cs10/2
Tail Pearl crystal flash or any flash material (tie a wrap of yarn under to point tail slightly upward)
Body Yellow yarn
Wing Crystal flash under yellow squirrel tail
Hackle Yellow guinea
Head Yellow thread

River Special Yellow was tied by Ken Broadhead. You will find many more of his exceptional  flies at The Flies of Ken Broadhead.

Ken's Notes: This is one my versions of Per Hansens River Skern Special. There is no River Skern in California, I call them "River Specials". I don't use rabbit strips so I substitute with various hairs. The plastic discs are available @ pro tube (see River Special Blue), and they simply slide over the hook eye.

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