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Madore's BUG
Tied By Scott Howell

Madore's BUG, Tied By Scott Howell

Name Madore's BUG
Category Steelhead
Hook Alec Jackson Spey (Daiichi 2020) Size #3
Tip/Tag Fine Silver Oval Tinsel
Tail (tied short) Polar Bear topped with sparse Pearl/Green Lite-Brite
Butt Chartreuse and Bright Yellow Floss
Body 3 equal segments of White Ostrich Herl and Light Flame Saddle Hackle between each segment
HeadDanville no-wax 6/0 Fl-Fire Orange Flymaster thread

Madore's BUG  was tied by the late Scott Howell when he was a regular contributor to Salmonfly.Net. You can see more of Scott Howell's flies at The Flies of Scott Howell. See the notes that he wrote about this fly below.

Scotty's Notes:The "Bug" is the creation of Marc Madore, a professional guide and Master fly tyer from Canada. While this pattern was designed for the famed Miramichi river, its grub-like qualities would make it a great damp fly for Pacific Northwest Salmon and Steelhead.

 

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