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Red and Orange Marabou
(Alaskabou Variation)

Tied by William Lovelace
 

Red and Orange  Marabou 

Name

Red and Orange  Marabou

Category Steelhead
Hook Mustad 36890 #6 with bead chain eyes
Thread Red Monocord
Body

Pearl Krystal Flash tail tied in at hook midpoint; Orange and Red Marabou palmered forward from the Krystal Flash.

Red and Orange  Marabou  was tied by Salmonfly.Net Contributing Fly Tyer William Lovelace.

Bill's Notes: "I tied these marabou flies in the 80’s off a catalog fly picture when George Cook’s Alaskabou and Popsicle flies first became popular. If I tied them today the Krystal Flash would be kept longer extending past the Marabou."

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

 

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