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Heron Prawn

Heron Prawn

Name Heron Prawn
Category Salmon/Steelhead
Tube 3 mm orange FlexTube with hard plastic insert (1.5 MM) inserted in the front to create a smaller head
Thread Fire Orange 6/0
Tail 2 Heron Feathers (dyed red) wrapped around the tube like hackles. A few fibers of pearlescent flashabou
Body Large orange cactus chenille
Eyes XXL Brass eyes
Hackle Dyed red Heron palmered over the front 2/3 of tube
Wing Three long natural red pheasant rump feathers

Heron Prawn was tied by Contributing Fly Tyer, Stuart Anderson, owner and operator of Adipos Flytying and The Canadian Tube Fly Company.

You can read about Stuart and see many more of his fine tube flies, as well as other creations, by visiting The Flies of Stuart Anderson.

 

 

 

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