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Orange Tip
A Stetts Original Pattern for Silver Salmon and Trout
Orange Tip

Name Orange Tip
Category Pacific Salmon
Hook Dia-Riki #810 size #2 a nice wide gap with a ball eye
Silk Orange
Tag The tag is wrapped longer than normal and is of medium flat gold tinsel
Tip A small build of orange silk to support the tail
Tail A nice pair of golden pheasant tippets tied in long
Butt Black ostrich
Body Medium flat gold tinsel
Ribbing Oval gold tinsel
Underwing A full bunch of dyed brown buck tail half as long as tail
Wing Two matched bright orange saddle hackles over which are two slightly longer medium brown hackles
Cheek Jungle cock eye
Collar Three or four turns medium brown hackle tied back
Head Lacquered orange silk

Orange Tip is an original pattern from Salmonfly.Net Contributing Fly Tyer and author, Ard Stetts. You can see more of Ard's flies at The Flies of Ard Stetts.

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