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Green Butt Skunk Example 8
Tied By William Lovelace

GB Skunk 8


Green Butt Skunk #8

Category Steelhead Fly
Hook Partridge R1A Double #8
Thread Black Monocord
Tail Red Hackle Fibers

Fluorescent Green Dubbing; Black Dubbing

Ribbing Silver Twist
Collar Black Hackle
Wing White Rabbit

This version of the Green Butt Skunk was tied by Oregon fly tyer William Lovelace for a his series Creativity in Fly Tying: Varying the Approach to Tying the Same Fly with Different Materials and Styles. (which see)

Bill's notes: "A friend who fishes Oregonís Rogue River gave me this hook. I thought that many tyers would not be familiar with the double hook. We could discuss differences in tying on such a hook like tying in the tail."

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


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