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Green Butt Skunk Example 2
Tied By William Lovelace

GB Skunk 2

Name

Green Butt Skunk #2

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

Fluorescent Green Chenille; Black Chenille

Ribbing Flat Silver Tinsel
Collar Black Hackle
Wing White Arctic Fox

This version of the Green 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: "I think the fox wing is softer and may provide more movement in calmer water than bucktail or polar bear wings."

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

 

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