Published Apr 13. 2022 - 2 months ago
Updated or edited Apr 13. 2022

The Golden Comet

The Comet is like the flashy twin of the Boss. Check out our video on the Boss right here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y7ttKe2htsM&t=5s
These two slim and elegant wingless flies were born in the rivers on the American West Coast. There are different opinions on who started tying flies combining bead chain eyes and a tail made of hair. The first Comets though, were tied by Virgil Sullivan, while the Boss series were developed, or at least popularized, by Grant King.

The Golden Comet was probably designet for Pacific Shad, but today it is best known as a salmon and steelhead fly. I use it for seatrout (sea run brown) and for lake brownies. Will also catch bass, anykind of trout, perch and a variety of other species, though.

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