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GG Babine River Special, A Scott Howell Fly

Name GG Babine River Special - 'G.G.' denotes Glue Gun
Category Steelhead / Salmon
Hook Alec Jackson (DAICHI 2052) Spey Fly Hook - Nickle Standard Wire Size(s) #7 through #5
ThreadWhite
TailWhite Saddle Fibers (Sparce Chickabou can also be used)
BodySingle 'egg' formed with HARELINE Dark Roe Mini Glue Gun Stick followed by Orange or Hot Red Saddle Hackle Collar - followed by another single glue gun "egg" (same color and size as first egg).
CollarWhite Saddle Hackle
HeadWhite

This exceptional variation of the Babine Special was originated and tied by the late Scott Howell of Bothell, WA. Scotty was a frequent contributor before he passed away and this is just one of his innovative takes on traditional flies. You can see more of Scott Howell's flies at The Flies of Scott Howell.

 

 

 

 

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