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Battle Creek (Spencer)

Name Battle Creek
Category Pacific Salmon /Steelhead / Rainbow Trout
Hook Size 2-8, 3X long, weighted with .025 - .030 lead (optional)
TailWhite Marabou
BodyShell Pink Chenille
HackleWhite, Palmered Over Body to Head; Two Turns of Orange Hackle at Head

Battle Creek was developed by Redding, California tyer John Spencer for Northern California rivers, but has become popular all over the Northwest and Alaska. It is known to catch Salmon, Steelhead and Rainbow trout. This is one of my favorites for fall kings and silvers.

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