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Coastal Spade (Jackson)
A William Lovelace Fly

Coastal Spade

Name

Coastal Spade

Category Steelhead
Hook Mustad 90240 #6
Thread UTC 140 Fl Orange
Tail

Deer Hair

Body

Peacock Herl twisted Jackson style with Fine Oval Silver Tinsel

Hackle

Grizzly Hen

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

Bill's notes: "Northwest legend Alec Jackson has fancied up the Spade with his flashier well known versions of Arnold’s original. With my apologies this is not tied on one of Alec’s beautiful hooks but fish still like it."

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

 

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