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Leons Fritz "Jasmin"
Originated and Tied by Guthrie Fly

Leons Fritz Jasmin

Name Leons Fritz Jasmin
Category Atlantic Salmon/Steelhead
HookKamasan Classic Lure Extra Long, Size 8
Body 1Weighted with lead wire 3/4 along hook shank.
TailMarabou Turkey (RED)
Body 24 inch piece Lureflash (FRITZ Fluorescent PINK)4 inch piece Lureflash (FRITZ Translucent PINK TF4)Apply Both at same time together on top of hook shank going to hook bend and Wind forward and tie off at end of lead wire, leave room To build head.
HeadBuild head round and even with black thread, cover with clear epoxy glue. Paint on eye White with Black Dot. Apply further epoxy to protect paint.
Dipper VaneFitted but Optional. (See Leon's Dipper Vane)
CommentsVery effective pattern for all salmon and trout. Lureflash Fritz is a product of Lureflash International Limited, Kilnhurst, England. Visit their website to obtain purchasing information.
Fishing TipsRetrieve with 1 foot pulls or trolling.

This pattern was originated and tied by Leon Guthrie of Galashiels, Scotland. The Dipper Vane (which see), is an invention that Leon uses to add action to some of his flies. Leon writes about this fly, "Catch anything with this one, Trust Me!"

You can see many more flies from Leon by visiting his page on this site, The Flies of Leon Guthrie.


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