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

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Patriot (Amato)

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Patriot (Amato)

Name Patriot (Amato)
Category Steelhead
Hook Size 2-6
Thread Black
Tail Scarlett Hackle Fibers
Rib Oval Silver Tinsel
Body Yellow Floss, Thin
Hackle Vivid Blue Saddle Hackle
Wing White Polar Bear or Substitute

American Fly Tying Manual

The pattern for this fly, originated by Frank Amato, came from the fine book by Dave Hughes, American Fly Tying Manual. He writes that the Patriot fishes well for Summer Steelhead in Alaska, British Columbia, Washington, and Oregon.




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