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Denali (Elliot)

Name Denali (Elliot)
Hook Size 2
Category Pacific Salmon
Tail Red Hackle Fibers
Body 24-Guage Copper Wire
Hackle Yellow Hackle Tied in as a Throat
Wing Bucktail or Substitute in Three Layers; Silver Doctor Blue on Top and Bottom; Orange in Middle

The pattern for this fly, came from the fine book by Bruce Ferguson, Les Johnson, and Pat Trotter, Fly Fishing For Pacific Salmon. They write that this fly, originated by Dr. Tom Elliot of Seattle is a good Alaskan Sockeye Salmon pattern.

 

 

 

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