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Squamish Poacher

Hook: #1/0 – 6 Thread: 6/0 Orange Eyes: Large Nymph Eyes or Melted Mono Tail: Orange Calf TailBack: Orange Surveyors TapeBody: Medium Orange ChenilleHackle: Orange Saddle HackRib: Large Gold Wire

Tying Instructions:

  • Tie in a shank length tail.
  • Tie in the eyes by making figure 8 wraps to secure them. Tie in chenille, rib, hackle and surveyors tape.
  • Wrap chenille forward making a few extra wraps around the eyes.
  • Wrap hackle forward to the eye of the hook. Pull tape over the entire body up to the eye of the hook.
  • Wrap the rib tightly along the hook and tie off. Whip finish.

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