Leons Long Tail Coho
Originated and Tied By Leon Guthrie
|Name ||Leons Long Tail Coho |
|Category ||Salmon |
|Hook||Up Eyed Salmon (Or Hook & Size of Your Choice) |
|Body||Veniard Glister Sparkle Dubbing (Pearl) along shank of hook and extending for tail. Covered with Fluorescent Pink Floss. |
|Extended Tail||Fluorescent Pink Floss bound around Glister Sparkle Dubbing Tail for about 'inch in length.
|Ribbing||Silver Oval Wire or similar. Around extended tail section only. |
|Wing||Red Rabbit Fur with several strands of Veniard Krystal Flash (Hot Orange and also a few strands of Pearl Krystal Flash) |
|Head||Built Large with Fluorescent Pink Floss. Paint on eyes, and cover with clearEpoxy glue. |
Leon gets the honors this week. This pattern was originated and tied by Leon Guthrie of Galashiels, Scotland after we discussed color combinations and salmon fishing for coho. I can't wait to give it a try. See more Leon Guthrie originals at The Flies of Leon Guthrie.