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|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.