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Rusty Rat Variation
Tied by William Lovelace

Rusty Rat Variation


Rusty Rat Variation

Category Salmon/Steelhead Double

Mustad 3582C Double hook # 4


UTC Fluorescent Orange

Tip Oval Silver Tinsel
Tail Peacock Sword
Body Hot Orange Floss and Peacock Herl
Wings Mid body-Floss, Gray Squirrel Tail
Hackle Grizzly Hen

Rusty Rat Variation was tied by William Lovelace, one of the most prolific contributors on this site. You can find many more of his flies at his page on this site, The Flies of William Lovelace.

Bill's Notes: The original floss used in the body was a rusty orange color.

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