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Brown Tippet
Mark Willigar Flies

This fly is very simplistic and has become one of my best fishing flies for salmon. This color scheme is a spinoff of my original Tippet fly. I have searched every book I can find, as simple as it is, the closest I've seen to this pattern is called the Black Jack, and it is tied the same, but no wing, hackle only. The original is orange tippet tail, black seal body, black fox fur wing, black hackle, but this pattern seems to work well also. Easy to tie and catches fish, and still looks decent in a variety of colors.

Brown Tippet 

Name Brown Tippet
Category Atlantic Salmon
Hook #2-14 Single salmon
Tag Oval gold tinsel
Tail Red tippets
Body Black seal fur
Rib Oval gold tinsel
Wing Natural brown squirrel
Hackle Soft brown hen neck
Head Red

Original Black Tippet

Hook: #2-14 Single salmon Tag:

Oval copper tinsel 

Tail: Golden Pheasant tippets

Body: Black seal fur

Rib: Oval copper tinsel

Wing: Black/silver fox under fur

Hackle: Soft black hen neck

Head: Black

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