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Leons Fritz "Gladiator"
Originated and Tied by Guthrie Fly

Leons Fritz Gladiator

 
Name Leons Fritz "Gladiator"
Category Salmon/Trout/Grayling
HookKamasan Classic Lure Extra Long. Size 8
HeadFitted with 4 mm Gold Bead.
TailMarabou Turkey (Olive) with few strands of Pink Crystal Hair.
BodyLureflash (Glitz material Black or Dark Green) way along hook shank.
ThoraxLureflash (Translucent Fritz Material Pink TF4).
CommentsNote: This fly uses both GLITZ and FRITZ material although you can use Dark Green Fritz material. This Particular Pattern is extremely effective on Trout and have not tried it for Salmon.
Fishing TipsRetrieve with 1 foot pulls, also jerks and allow to drift on bottom.

This pattern was originated and tied by Leon Guthrie of Galashiels, Scotland.

You can see many more flies from Leon by visiting his page on this site, The Flies of Leon Guthrie.

 

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