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Thvera Blue
Pattern from Trout and Salmon Flies of Scotland by Stan Headley
Dressed by Monte Smith

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 Thvera Blue

Name Thvera Blue
Category Atlantic Salmon / Steelhead
Hook Daiichi 7131 Double Salmon Hook, #6
Tag Fine oval silver tinsel or wire
Butt Yellow floss
Tail Yellow cock hackle fibers
Body Pale blue floss
Rib Oval silver tinsel
Throat Light blue hackle fibers
Wing Dyed blue squirrel tail
Head Black

Thvera Blue, from Trout and Salmon Flies of Scotland by Stan Headley was dressed by contributing fly tyer Monte Smith. Monte writes, "I like to throw a double now and then on waters that allow it, and I enjoy tying them as a bit of a diversion from the typical steelhead hairwings. Something about a double hook that just looks good to me."

You can see more of the flies tied by Monte Smith and many of his own designs at The Flies of Monte Smith.

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