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Articulated Prawn Pink

Articulated Prawn Pink

Name Articulated Prawn Pink
Category Salmon/Steelhead
Hook Mustad #36890 tied with a Talon tube fly trailing hook
Thread Fire Orange 6/0
Tail Orange bucktail with a few strands of orange crystal flash and pearlescent flashabou
Body From back, 2 wound claret pheasant rump feathers followed by a thick body of large pink cactus chenille. Large mylar tubing (pearlescent) used as shellback
Eyes Seed beads on 30 lb monofilament
Throat Hackle Two claret pheasant rump feathers - pulled down in a "beard" style

Articulated Prawn Pink 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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