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Grizzly Prince (an Austin S. Hogan Pattern)
Tied by Ard Stetts
Grizzly Prince

Name Grizzly Prince
Category Steelhead/Rainbow/Char
Tail Red / orange hackle fibers
Body Flat silver tinsel, * I use embossed silver tinsel
Throat A sparse bunch of white buck tail under which is a beard of red orange hackle
Wings Four white saddle hackles that are flanked with a pair of barred rock saddles that have had all the barbules stripped from the bottom of the quill to expose the white hackles on the bottom of the wing as shown.
Shoulders Wood duck flank feather tied long and full
Cheeks Jungle cock
Head Black mono cord

Grizzly Prince was tied by Salmonfly.Net Contributing Fly Tyer Ard Stetts. You can see more of Ard's flies at The Flies of Ard Stetts . See his notes below:

Ard's Notes: The originator of the pattern “Grizzly Prince” was Austin S. Hogan of Cambridge Massachusetts circa 1935.


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