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Freight Train (Kaufmann)
Tied by Eric Martin
 

Freight Train 

Name

Freight Train

Category Steelhead
Hook Gamakatsu Traditional Series T10-6H, size 4 or 2
Tail

Purple Saddle Hackle

Body

¼ Orange Antron Yarn, ¼ Red Antron Yarn, ½ Medium Black Chenille

Rib

Size 14 Oval Silver Tinsel

Hackle Purple Saddle Hackle
Wing

White Calf Tail

This version of Randall Kaufmann's Freight Train was tied by Salmonfly.Net Contributing Fly Tyer Eric Martin. Freight train is the light variation of the Coal Car, also developed by Randall Kaufmann.

Read more about Eric Martin and see more of his flies at The Flies of Eric Martin.

 

468 x 60 Fly Fishing


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