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Black Demon
A Bob Frandsen Fly

Black Demon 
Name Black Demon
Category Steelhead Fly
Tag Silver tinsel
Tail Barred Wood duck
Rib Oval silver tinsel
Body Embossed gold tinsel
Throat Deep orange hackle
Wing Black bear
Cheeks Jungle Cock
Head Black

Black Demon was tied by Australian Fly Tyer, Bob Frandsen. This fly is a variation of the Golden Demon which was originated in England in the 1920's. The Golden Demon, Silver Demon, and Black Demon all have the distinctive orange throat. These flies eventually made their way to the West Coast of the U.S. and Canada where they were used for Salmon and Steelhead, then to the East Coast. You can see more of Bob's flies at The Flies of Bob Franden.

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