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Navajo Warrior
A Leon Guthrie Fly

Navajo Warrior

Name

Navajo Warrior

Category Salmon/Steelhead
Hook

Alec Jackson Spey/Diiachi # 2051 Size 1.5

Body 3 layers of Mirage Opal Tinsel
Tail Tag Fluorescent Green UTC Thread Grade Size 70 Denier
Tail Red Bucktail tied on with Red UTC Thread 70 Denier
Mid Top Wing Black Bear or Temple Dog Hair
Forward Underside Yellow Bucktail Tied on with Red UTC Thread 70 Denier
Top Wing and Under Throat Black Bear or Temple Dog Hair
Head Black UTC Thread Grade Size 70 Denier

Another one of Scottish fly tyer, Leon Guthrie's, most recent creations fitting 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

Navajo Warrior
Leon's Navajo Warrior Inspiration

 468 x 60 Fly Fishing

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