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Summertime Blues
A William Lovelace Original

Summertime Blues


Summertime Blues

Category Summer Steelhead
Hook Dai Riki 889 #2
Thread Blue Danville’s Flymaster

Rear ½ Flat Silver Tinsel; Front ½ Blue tying thread

Underwing 3 spikes of Blue Marabou tied in like Shewey’s Spawning Purple
Overwing Purple-Dyed Squirrel Tail
Collar and Head Flared Blue-Dyed Deer Hair

Summertime Blues was created and tied by Salmonfly.Net Contributing Fly Tyer William Lovelace for the Summer Steelhead issue.

Bill's notes: I created this fly because Blue is supposed to be one of the most visible long distance true colors in clear water.

Read more about William Lovelace and see more of his flies at The Flies of William Lovelace.

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