Golden Red Streamer Pattern(s)submitted By Lindsey Grandison - Smelt Pattern Feature

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Submitted By Lindsey Grandison

BODY embossed green tinsel
RIB medium oval silver tinsel
THROAT beneath the shank are a few strand of white bucktail the length of hook, beneath this are a few strand of orange bucktail
UNDERWING orange bucktail - sparse
WING each wing is constructed of a red grizzly and a gray saddle hackle (from inner to outer wing surface)
TOPPING golden pheasant crest feather over entire wing
CHEEK jungle cock
COMMENT As noted by Wilson this fly was originally designed as a display fly but was subsequently found to be a good fish catcher.

Originator and Pattern Source: Originated by Tom Fawcett of Bristol, Connecticut. “Smelt Fly Patterns” by Donald A. Wilson. Frank Amato Publications, Inc., Portland Oregon, 1996

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