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


Name Thunderflash
Category Atlantic Salmon / Steelhead / Trout / Seatrout
Hook Daiichi 7131 Double Salmon Hook, #8
Body Tight turns of oval gold tinsel, varnished
Hackle Three turns of orange cock
Wing Black squirrel, sparse
Overwing 6 fibers of pearl Krystal Flash extending beyond squirrel hair

Thunderflash, from Trout and Salmon Flies of Scotland by Stan Headley was dressed by contributing fly tyer Monte Smith and is the last in the series of Scottish Doubles that has graced these pages over the past several weeks. This 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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