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Green Butt Skunk Example 1
Tied By William Lovelace

GB Skunk 1


Green Butt Skunk #1

Category Steelhead Fly
Hook Mustad 36890 #4
Thread Black Monocord
Tail Red Hackle fibers

Fluorescent Green Chenille; Black Chenille?????

Ribbing Flat Silver Tinsel
Collar Black Hackle
Wing White Bucktail

This version of the Geeen Butt Skunk was tied by Oregon fly tyer William Lovelace for a his series Creativity in Fly Tying: Varying the Approach to Tying the Same Fly with Different Materials and Styles. (which see).

Bill's Notes: "This is one of the most popular steelhead flies. Originated by Dan Callaghan."

Read more about William Lovelace and his flies at The Flies of William Lovelace.

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