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Blue Christmas
A Ken Broadhead Fly

Blue Christmas

Name

Blue Christmas

Category Steelhead
Hook

TMC 300 size 2 or your choice

Tip Fine oval silver tinsel
Body Blue beads
Hackle Burnt Kingfisher blue under red saddle
Wing Two red inside two blue hackles, mirror flash on top
Head Red

Blue Christmas was tied by Ken Broadhead. You will find many more of his exceptional beaded flies, as well as several other styles at The Flies of Ken Broadhead.   

Ken's Notes: This is one the flies I was going to send for the Salmonfly.Net Christmas Fly Competition. I call it Blue Christmas, like the song. Elvis' version is my favorite.

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