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Cedarwood
An Original Pattern by Ard Stetts

Cedarwood

Name Cedarwood
Category Pacific Salmon/Trout/Steelhead
Hook Gamakatsu single salmon #1
Thread Black
Tag Medium oval copper tinsel
Tail A few very small marabou herls dyed brown
Body, Rear half Copper brown floss ribbed with medium oval copper tinsel 
Waist joint Peacock herl
Body, Front half Dubbed fur from a hare's mask ribbed with medium embossed copper tinsel
Beard A small bunch of tiny marabou feather herls
Wing Matched goose quill sections dyed cedar tan, over which is a small bunch of Fitch tail spun around the top of wing
Collar Rich brown hackle tied back
Head Black and lacquered

Cedarwood is an original fly designed by Ard Stetts for his "Wood Series" as described in his Article A Late Autumn Day in Alaska. You can see more of Ard's flies at The Flies of Ard Stetts. See his notes about this fly below.

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