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Blue Skies (A Variation of Stan Young's Blue Sky)

Name Blue Skies(A Variation of Stan Young's Blue Sky)
Category Steelhead
Hook Sizes 1/0 to 10
Tag Flat Silver Tinsel
Tail Blue Hackle Fibers
RibOval Silver Tinsel
Body Blue Floss
Wing Dyed Blue Marabou
Collar Long Blue Spey Hackle                                                      

This pattern is my variation of Blue Sky, a steelhead pattern originated by Stan Young of Bellevue Washington. His Blue Sky calls for an Oval Silver Tinsel tag, A body of Blue Yarn or Blue Floss, a wing of Dyed Blue Hackle Tips curving outward, and a collar of Long Soft Blue Hackle, tied in back of and in front of the wing.







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