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Alaskabou Variant
A Lawrence Finney Fly

Alaskabou Variant

Name Alaskabou Variant
Category Salmon/Seatrout/Steelhead

3.0 hook

Thread Red silk

Purple tinsel

Palmered hackle Flourescent pink dyed purple saddle

Ruby utc wire

Wing Purple marabou with pearl twinkle at sides and top
Front Hackle Flourescent pink dyed purple

Alaskabou Variant was tied by Irish Contributing Fly Tyer Lawrence Finney. See Lawrence Finney's Instructional videos to see his technique for reinforcing the palmered hackle with the UTC wire rib.

You can see more of Lawrence's flies at The Flies of Lawrence Finney .

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