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Kenai Connection

Name Kenai Connection
Category Pacific Salmon
Hook Size 1/0-6, Salmon Hook
Tail Red Hackle
Body Fluorescent Chartreuse Chenille
Ribbing Wide to Medium Flat Gold Tinsel
Throat Red Hackle
Wing White Marabou
Topping Peacock Herl
Shoulder Jungle Cock or Substitute
Head Fluorescent Chartreuse

The pattern for this fly came from the fine book by Dave Hughes, American Fly Tying Manual. He does not talk about the history of the fly, but lists it in his section for Alaska flies.

468 x 60 Fly Fishing

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