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Katmai Smolt

Name Katmai Smolt
Category Pacific Salmon
Hook Size 4-8, Salmon Hook (I used a size 4, TMC 200R here)
Tail Insect-Green Floss
Butt Peacock Herl
Body Insect-Green Floss
Ribbing Peacock Herl
Throat Blue and Red Hackle, Mixed
Underwing White Polar Bear
Overwing Light Green Bucktail
Topping Peacock Herl
Shoulder Jungle Cock
Head Black

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.

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