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Faltin's Royal Gold
Designed and Tied by Jan Faltin

Faltin�s Royal Gold, A Jan Faltin Fly

Name Faltin's Royal Gold
CategoryAtlantic Salmon
HookSalar Double: 5 gold
ThreadWhite
TagMirage and oval gold tinsel
TailYellow soft hair and over that some strands of red hair
ButtBlack Ostrich Herl
RibOval gold tinsel small, and follow up with a band of mirage
BodyGold Holographic flat tinsel (H.Norling)
WingYellow Temple dog hair , and over that a wing of red squirrel and blue Angelhair
KinderGrizzly feather in a soft red color
HackleFront Big Red soft/body hackle orange
HeadBlack with a band of mirage. Secure with super glue and coat it well.

Faltin's Royal Gold, tied for Atlantic Salmon looks like it would be equally effective for Steelhead under the right conditions. The fly was tied by our newest contributing fly tyer, Swedish tyer Jan Faltin. The name of this fly is derived from the name and story of his grand father Royl, who was born in Michigan- Escanaba-Delta in 1897, where his father Ernest F Engberg was digging for gold. You can see more of Jan's flies at The Flies of Jan Faltin.

 

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