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Strangford Eel
Tied By Lawrence Finney

Strangford Eel

Name Strangford Eel
Category Salmon/Seatrout/Steelhead
Hook No 6 long shank

Under body of fine lead wire; silver or gold body

Rib Silver or gold wire

White crystal hair then light blue crystal hair then black crystal hair

Head Built up of tying silk
Eyes Tippex and black varnish

Strangford Eel was tied by Irish Contributing Fly Tyer Lawrence Finney.

Lawrence's Notes: "Another good seatrout pattern that is a good crossover fly for steelhead ."

You can see more of Lawrence's flies at The Flies of Lawrence Finney .

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