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Fatal Attraction

Fatal Attraction

Name Fatal Attraction
Category Pacific Salmon
Hook Size 2 to 8
Thread Green 6/0 standard or Flymaster Plus
Tail Silver Flashabou
Body Silver Diamond Braid
Underwing Yellow bucktail, sparse, with pearl blue and peacock accent flashes
Collar Yellow saddle hackle
Overwing Peacock herl
Eyes Medium bead chain
Head Tying thread

The pattern for this fly came from Ken Hanley’s fine book Fly Fishing the Pacific Inshore. Mr. Hanley writes in his notes that this fly, which can be used for Pacific Salmon, is a good general baitfish imitation. It works well in estuaries and kelp beds.

468 x 60 Fly Fishing