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Fireweed

Fireweed

 
Name Fireweed
Category Salmon/Steelhead
Tube Shumakov Long Range Tube, brass or aluminum
Thread Fire Orange 6/0
Body Fire orange enamel painted on slots
Hackle From back - orange, pink, purple hen or short schlappen
Wing From bottom - orange bucktail, orange crystal flash, topped with three pink hackle tips laid flat over body                                  
Collar Orange Teal feather

Fireweed 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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