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Lambuth Candlefish (Lambuth)

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Lambuth Candlefish

Name Lambuth Candlefish
Category Pacific Salmon
Hook Size 6 to 3/0, Long Shank
Body Flat Silver Tinsel
Wing Three Layers: Bottom, mixed pale blue and pale green polar bear or synthetic; Median line, Carmine red; Top, Mixed Finch blue and a bit of green

The pattern for this fly, came from the fine book by Bruce Ferguson, Les Johnson, and Pat Trotter, Fly Fishing for Pacific Salmon. They write that it was originated by Letcher Lambuth of Seattle around 1936 and that it is a standard Puget Sound bucktail.

468 x 60 Fly Fishing

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