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Whitetail Buck
A Leon Guthrie Fly

Whitetail Buck

Name

Whitetail Buck

Category Salmon/Steelhead
Hook

Alec Jackson Spay Diiachi Size 1.5

Tail White Bucktail
Body Mirage Opal Tinsel
Ribbing Medium Silver Wire
Top & Bottom Wings Natural Fawn Color Bucktail
Head Black UTC Thread Size 70 Denier

Another one of Scottish fly tyer, Leon Guthrie's, most recent creations.  This one,  again would probably fit into the category of "Whimsical, yet Practical". You can find many more of his flies at his page on this site, The Flies of Leon Guthrie

Whitetail Buck
Leon's Whitetail Buck Inspiration

Leon's Notes: Simple Yet So Effective! I've always maintained that "Simplicity" is more productive in catching Salmon. Some spey patterns are so sparsely dressed, I often wonder why they trigger the Salmon into action. The Whitetail Buck is a Prime Example.

 468 x 60 Fly Fishing

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