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Salmon Treat (Champion)

Name Salmon Treat (Champion)
Category Pacific Salmon, Salt Water
Hook Size 6 to 3/0, Long Shank
Tail Unraveled Silver Mylar Piping
Body Silver Mylar Piping
Hackle Mixed Hot Orange and White
Wing Hot Orange, Over Yellow, Over White FisHair, Topped With Peacock Herl; Make Each Wing Layer Slightly Longer than the Last
Head Large Black

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, was developed by Errol Champion of Juneau, Alaska for Alaska Waters. It also comes in two other wing color variations. Variation 1: Purple, over bright green, over White. Variation 2: Bright or Lime Green, over Yellow over White. All are topped with 12-15 strands of Peacock Herl.

468 x 60 Fly Fishing

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