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Orange Crush
Designed and Tied by Monte Smith

Orange Crush, Designed and Tied by Monte Smith 

Name Orange Crush
Category Steelhead
Hook Dai-Riki 899, # 2/0
Tail Equal parts orange and red marabou with a few strands of orange Krystal Flash on either side
Underbody Flat silver tinsel
Rear Body Strip of hot orange Edge Brite wrapped over the tinsel
Body HackleBlack saddle or schlappen feather
Front Body2/3 black seal, 1/3 red seal
WingBlack squirrel tail, topped with a few strands of orange Krystal Flash
HackleRed schlappen
HeadFire orange

This original fly is designed and tied by Oregon Contributing Fly Tyer, Monte Smith who notes that its a big, bright fly, good for winter streelhead. You can see more of Monte's flies at The Flies of Monte Smith.




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