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Olive Driftwood
An Original Pattern by Ard Stetts

Olive Driftwood

Name Olive Driftwood
Category Pacific Salmon/Trout/Steelhead
Hook Alec Jackson Spey 1.5 Bronze
Thread Black
Tag Fine oval copper tinsel
Tail Golden pheasant crest dyed dk. olive green
Body Brown spun fur
Rib Braided copper tinsel, followed by a brown burnt spey hackle
Wing Long olive green spey hackle
Head Wound with black ostrich herl tied off and lacquered

Olive Driftwood 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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