The Original Rajah is tied with a chenille shoulder. Here, Scott Howell adds an interesting and more realistic glue stick alternative. See also his Plum Variant of this fly. You can see more of Scott Howell's flies at The Flies of Scott Howell. See his notes about this fly below.
Scotty's Notes: According to Trey Combs, the 'Rajah' was first tied in 1967 by Arthur Solomon of Spokane, WA. This colorful, yet subtle Steelhead pattern is ideal for low-water conditions and has also proven to be very effective for Dolly Varden and Silver Salmon.