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Salmonfly.Net Salmon and Steelhead Fly Tying Guide  In Memory of Yuri Shumakov 

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Brindle Bug (Silvius)

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Brindle Bug (Silvius)

Name Brindle Bug (Silvius)
Category Steelhead
Tail Two Divided Orange Hackle Tips
Body Black and Yellow Variegated or Mixed Chenille; The first Turn Under the Tail to Turn it Upward
RibFine Oval Gold Tinsel (Optional)
CollarBrown Hackle
ThoraxFluorescent Yellow Dubbing
Hackle Grizzly Palmered Over the Thorax
Head Black

The pattern for this fly, originated by Lloyd Silvius of Eureka, California came from the fine book by Dick Stewart and Farrow Allen, Flies for Steelhead. They write that this fly was originated around 1960 for summer and fall-run steelhead. It's an extremely popular fly pattern on California's Klamath River and most rivers of Northern California and Southern Oregon.


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