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Bjorn's Super Prawn

Name Bjorn's Super Prawn
Category Salmon
Hook TMC 7999, Size 2/0
Weight Several Turns of .030 to .035 Lead-Free Wire Wrap
Thread Uni-Thread, Red, 6/0
Tag Small Oval Gold Tinsel
Tail Hot Orange Bucktail, Topped with Red Krystal Flash and Gold Flashabou (Tie Long)
Rear Body A Few Turns of Hot Pink Chenille, followed by Orange Marabou, Topped with A Golden Pheasant Body Feather
Front Body A Few Turns of Hot Pink Chenille, followed by Hot Pink Marabou, Then Black Marabou, Topped with Two Golden Pheasant Body Feathers
Head Red

I've seen several color variations of this fly, so it's hard to say what the original colors were. This one was featured in the May, 2004 issue of Fly Fisherman magazine. It's a heavily weighted version, designed to be fished deep for King Salmon in heavy tidal currents.


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