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Pattern from Trout and Salmon Flies of Scotland by Stan Headley Dressed by Monte Smith

Fast Eddie

Name Fast Eddie
Category Atlantic Salmon / Steelhead
Hook Daiichi 7131 Double Salmon Hook, #6
Tag Two turns flat gold
Body Flat gold tinsel
Rib Oval gold tinsel
Hackle Hot orange hackle fibers or dyed squirrel, as throat
Wing Green hair over yellow, squirrel or bucktail
Head Red

Fast Eddie, from Trout and Salmon Flies of Scotland by Stan Headley was dressed by contributing fly tyer Monte Smith and is the latest in the series of Scottish Doubles that has graced these pages over the past several weeks. This colorful and enticing fly is one of those crossover flies that can be used for Atlantic Salmon and Steelhead.

You can see more of the flies tied by Monte Smith and many of his own designs at The Flies of Monte Smith.

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