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|Name ||Green Swimmer |
Chum Salmon |
|Hook ||Daiichi 2151, sizes 1 |
||Danville's Flat Waxed, Chartreuse |
Silver Holographic Tinsel topped with Olive-Pearl Flashabou |
Rear half, apple green chenille; front half chartreuse chenille;
all palmered with green-dyed grizzly saddle hackle |
|Collar ||Green -dyed grizzly saddle hackle |
|Head ||Chartreuse thread coated with Softex |
Green Swimmer was designed as a low-water fly for Chum Salmon, when chum are holding in tailouts during low-water conditions. I purposely
wanted a fly that would not be weighted down and ride deep, but would "swim"
into the current.