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Green Butt Skunk Example 11
Tied By William Lovelace

GB Skunk 11


Green Butt Skunk #11

Category Steelhead Fly
Hook Dai Riki 899  #4
Thread Black Monocord
Tail Red Hackle fibers

Fluorescent Green Polyester Dubbing; Black Polyester Dubbing?????

Ribbing Oval Silver Tinsel
Throat Guinea
Wing White Goose

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: "The rib was wrapped as a counter rib to the hackle to protect the fly for fishing."

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

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