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Green Machine

Name Green Machine
Category Pacific Salmon
Hook4 to 10
ThreadBlack or Brown
TailBlack Gray, or Brown Bucktail or Other Hair Tied Comet Style
RibbingGold or Silver Oval Tinsel (Optional)
BodyFluorescent Green Floss or Chenille
CollarGrizzly, Black, or Brown

This pattern was originated by Al Perryman of California, and is popular on Oregon's Chetco River for Kings. The collar and thread color combinations mentioned can be matched or contrasted with the tail. See The Flies of Mike Foster on this site for more variations and a detailed explanation of the Green Machine series.








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