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Copper Lake
Designed  and Dressed by Monte Smith

Copper Lake 

Name Copper Lake
Category Featherwing Streamer
Hook Mustad 94720, #2
RibsFlat copper tinsel; small oval copper tinsel counter-wrapped
BodyDark green silk or flat green tinsel
BellyGrey fox
Underwing Golden pheasant crest
WingFour gray saddle hackles
Shoulder Silver pheasant
CheekJungle cock
ThroatDyed green golden pheasant crest
HeadDyed green golden pheasant crest

...Another remarkable fly designed and tied by Oregon Contributing Fly Tyer, Monte Smith. You can see more of Monte's flies at The Flies of Monte Smith.

Monte's Notes: A tribute fly to one of my fishing places forever seared into my memory. A classic “Ghost” style design with a little extra fun.


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