Steve Burke's Salmon and Steelhead Fly-Tying Guide
Dark Spruce Matuka

Dark Spruce Matuka
Name Dark Spruce Matuka
Category Sea-Run Cutthroat
Hook Salmon/Steelhead, Size 4-10
Tag Gold Tinsel
Rib Fine Gold Wire
Body 1/2 Red Floss, 1/2 Peacock Herl
Wing Two Dark Furnace Hackles, Tied Matuka Style
Collar Dark Badger Hackle
Head Black


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