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Pornge (Long-Shank Version)

Pornge

Name

Pornge

Category Steelhead
Hook #7 long shank
Thread Orange
Tail Hot pink crest with orange bishop over
Tag Golden silk
Butt Orange dubbing
Body Pale pink silk with angora dubbed into the front
Rib Oval Silver tinsel
Throat Orange hackle
Wing Orange goose shoulder over pink bucktail topped with hot pink crest
Cheeks Scarlet parrot
Horns Scarlet macaw
Head

Orange

This aptly named fly was created and tied by Master Tyer, Dr. David Burns. The name Pornge comes from its colors (pink-orange). Dave tied it and a short-shanked variation (which see) for a trip to the Klamath in April. I don't know how he did, but it looks like a fish-taker to me. I don't know how he did, but it looks like a fish-taker to me. You can see more of Dr. Burns' flies at The Flies of Dr. David Burns.

 

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