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Orange Butt Spade (Arnold Variation)
A William Lovelace Fly

Orange Butt Spade


Orange Butt Spade (Arnold Variation)

Category Steelhead
Hook Mustad 90240 #6
Thread Black Monocord

Deer Hair


Orange and Black Merino Wool Dubbing



Orange Butt Spade comes from the bench of Salmonfly.Net Contributing Fly Tyer William Lovelace.  

Bill's notes: "This fly is based on a variation of the Bob Arnold original tied with Orange and Black Seal Dubbing as listed in Trey Combsí Book Steelhead Fly Fishing. The bodies vary between 1/3 to 1/2; Orange dubbing."

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


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