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Green & Black Marabou (Guard)

Name Green & Black Marabou (Guard)
Hook Size 2, 4, 6, Extra Strong; Can be Weighted with Lead Wire
Category Pacific Salmon
Tail Fluorescent Green Marabou, Comet Style, Length of Hook Shank or Longer
Body Fluorescent Green Amnesia Monofilament
Thorax Two Turns Black Chenille
Hackle 2 or 3 Turns Fluorescent Green Saddle Hackle
Head Fluorescent Green

The pattern for this fly, came from the fine book by Bruce Ferguson, Les Johnson, and Pat Trotter, Fly Fishing For Pacific Salmon. They write that this fly by Bob Guard is used alternately with the Black and Blue Marabou when looking for a darker fly.



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