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Roselyn Sand Lance (Pennington)

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Roselyn Sand Lance

Name Roselyn Sand Lance
Category Pacific Salmon
Hook Size 1/0 to 2/0, Can be tied tandem with two size 6 or 4 short shank hooks
Thread Brown
Body Fine gold mylar piping
Wing Three sparse layers of bear or FisHair: Bottom, white; Middle, Very sparse red; Top black
Throat White hair or FisHair as long as wing
Cheek Jungle Cock or substitute or paint white eyes with black pupils

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 by Hank Pennington to imitate needlefish.

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