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Father Charles 

Name Father Charles
Category Saltwater
Hook Salt Water, Size 1 - 8 (I subbed an Alec Jackson Nickel)
Thread Clear Mono
Body Gold Diamond Braid
Throat White Calf or Bucktail
Underwing Chartreuse Calf or Bucktail
Overwing Fluorescent Red Calf or Bucktail
Head Fluorescent Red or Green Head Cement

This fly is great for Coho in the salt when they are staging in estuaries for their journey upstream. Use a slow-paced retrieve to probe the depths with a few quick pulls to imitate a darting motion. Also a good sea-run cutthroat fly.

 

 

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