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Squamish Poacher(Kambeitz)

Name Squamish Poacher (Kambeitz)
Category Pacific Salmon / Steelhead
Thread Fluorescent Orange
Antennae Sparse Orange Bucktail
Body Fluorescent Orange Chenille, Figure Eight it Around Eyes to Build Up the Head Area
Eyes Green Glass Beads Melted onto Monofilament (I melted the monofilament ends to form rounded eyes.)
Hackle Orange, Trimmed Short on Rear 1/2
Carapace Fluorescent Orange Surveyor's Tape (I used a strip of latex, colored with a permanent orange marker and coated with cement). Tie It In Over the Hook Eye and Bind it Down Over the Abdomen, Defining Each Segment With the Thread.
Rib Fluorescent Orange Thread
Head Florescent Red-Orange

This prawn pattern was developed by Joe Kambeitz of British Columbia for Winter Steelhead. It is a bright Pattern that sinks well and should be fished along the bottom with a downstream swing.





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