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Alaskabou (Cook)

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Alaskabou (Cook)

Name Alaskabou
Category Pacific Salmon/Steelhead
Hook Tiemco 7999
Thread Orange
Wing Fluorescent Green Marabou with Several Strands Matching Krystal Flash
Collar White Saddle Hackle

This fly, first developed by George Cook, has been tied in a great many color variations. It also has established a reputation as a great attractor fly for silver, pink, and chum salmon. Fish it by quartering downstream and retrieve in short strips to take advantage of the action of the marabou.




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