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Designed and Dressed by By Joe Gablick


Name Firestorm
Category Salmon/Steelhead
Hook Alec Jackson spey Size 1.5
Tag Oval silver tinsel and fluorescent red floss
Tail Golden pheasant crest
Body 1/3 Fluorescent orange floss and 2/3 orange seal fur
Rib Fine oval silver tinsel
Hackle Orange hackle over rear half of seal's fur. Blue eared pheasant over seal's fur
Throat Orange dyed mallard
Wing 3 red, 1 black, 2 pale orange, 1 black, and 3 red goose shoulder
Head Fluorescent orange thread

Firestorm, tied in the classic spey style, was originated and tied by contributing tyer Joe Gablick .

Joe, who is from Lower Burrell, Pa. has been tying for about 30 years. He conducts a flyfishing school that emphasizes relaxation, casting, and enjoying nature's surroundings. Take a moment to visit his website, The Contented Angler.

You can read about Joe and see many more of his flies by visiting The Flies of Joe Gablick.

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