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Gold Comet

Name Gold Comet
Category Winter Steelhead
Hook Size 2/0 - 12, Weighted (Optional)
Tail Orange Calf Tail, Long, With a Turn or Two of Body Material under to Hold Tail Upright.
Body Gold Diamond Braid, Gold Mylar Tubing, or Flat Gold Tinsel
CollarOrange and Yellow Saddle Hackle, Mixed
Eyes Bead Chain
Head Orange

The Comet series of flies have become a popular standard for Pacific Salmon and are also fished for steelhead. They are tied in many colors to include gold, blue, green, and orange. The bead chain eyes are optional but add additional weight if needed. Another option is to weight the hook with lead. See also the Silver Comet , Gold Comet, Purple Comet ,Green Comet , and Green Brite Lace Comet.

 

 

 

 

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