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Green Butt Skunk Example 4
Tied By William Lovelace

GB Skunk 4


Green Butt Skunk #4

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

Fluorescent Green Polyester Dubbing; Black Polyester Dubbing?????

Ribbing Flat Silver Holographic Tinsel
Collar Black Hackle
Wing White Arctic Fox & Pearl Krystal Flash

This version of the Geeen 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: "This was tied to provide a little more flash. I actually test my Fluorescent or Hot colors with my Knot Sense UV flashlight to see if they really are Fluorescent. Some are not!"

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

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