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Steve Burke's Salmon and Steelhead Fly-Tying Guide
Steelhead Black Bear (Rossano)

Steelhead Black Bear (Rossano)
Name Steelhead Black Bear
Category Steelhead
Tag Flat Gold Tinsel
Tail Teal Flank
Body Black Bear Underfur
Collar Natural Black Hackle
Wing Natural Black Peacock, or Black-Dyed Turkey
Head Black

This is one fly of a series of nine developed by Washington Tyer Joe Rossano. There are 3 sets of three flies, each tied with bodies of different bear dubbing. The upright wing style is modeled after the flies in Ray Bergman's book Trout. This fly, one of the best from the series according to the authors of Flies for Steelhead is intended for clear summer conditions.