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Idaho Sunset (Hathaway)

Name Idaho Sunset (Hathaway)
Hook Size 2/0 to 2
Thread Fluorescent Orange
Category Pacific Salmon
Body Form an Underbody with Fluorescent Orange Thread or Floss
Overwrap with Red Mylar Tinsel, and Rib with Silver Tinsel
Throat Fluorescent Red Marabou or Hackle
Wing Fluorescent Orange Bucktail or Marabou; Not Longer than the Body
Collar A Couple Turns of Fluorescent Yellow Marabou (Optional)

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, originated by Don Hathaway was developed for the Salmon River, Idaho runs.




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