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Freight Train (Kaufmann) Variation
A William Lovelace Fly

Freight Train


Freight Train Variation

Category Steelhead

Dai Riki 899 #2


Black 3/0 Monocord   

Tag Oval silver tinsel
Tail Purple hackle fibers
Body 1/3 Fluorescent Orange dubbing, 1/3 Fluorescent red dubbing, 1/3 Black dubbing
Rib Oval silver tinsel
Wing White Calf tail
Hackle Purple

This variation of the famous Freight Train was tied by Contributing Fly Tyer William Lovelace.   See many more of his flies at his page on this site, The Flies of William Lovelace.

Bill's Notes: Randall created a popular variation by making the wing out of blue and pearl Krystal Flash.

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