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Bristol Bay Matuka 

Name Bristol Bay Matuka (Hathaway)
Category Sea-Run Cutthroat
Hook Salmon/Steelhead, Size 2-6
Thread Orange
Tag Flat Gold Tinsel
Rib Fine Oval Gold Tinsel or Wire
Body Gold Diamond Braid
Wing Two Yellow Hackles Inside Two Bright Red Hackles, Tied Matuka Style
Gills Tufts of Red Marabou Fluff on Each Side
Collar Two Turns of Bright Yellow Hackle, Then Four Turns of Fluorescent Orange Hackle
Head Orange

 

The pattern for this fly came from the fine book by John Shewey, Northwest Fly Fishing Trout and Beyond.

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