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Alaska Claret Queen
An Ard Stetts Fly
Alaska Claret Queen

Name Alaska Claret Queen
Category Salmon/Steelhead
Hook Gamakatsu salmon #2
Tag Two turns flat silver tinsel
Tail Amherst pheasant crest
Butt Ostrich herl
Body Claret floss tied full
Rib Heavy oval tinsel with black palmered saddle hackle
Collar Claret saddle hackle tied slightly down for wing
Wing Sparse bunch of polar bear body hair or substitute
Topping Amherst pheasant crest as long as the wing
Head Black silk

Alaska Claret Queen was originated and tied by Salmonfly.Net Contributing Fly Tyer Ard Stetts. You can see more of Ard's flies at The Flies of Ard Stetts  or return to "How Bout them Kings".


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