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Red and Black Parakeet

Name Red and Black Parakeet
Category Pacific Salmon
Hook Your Choice Salmon Hook, Size 1/0, 2/0, Weighted with .030 Lead Wire
Thread Red
Tail Hot Pink Marabou, Long
Body Red rabbit strip, wound around Hook Shank
Shoulder Several strands of Pearl Flashabou
Topping Several strands of Gray Ghost Krystal Flash
Collar A couple turns of black rabbit strip
Head Red

Red and Black Parakeet, a variation of the Parakeet series, (which see) has taken several of the early King jacks on the Nisqually run.




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