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Benham (Light)
Designed  and Dressed by Monte Smith

Benham (Light) 

Name Benham (Light)
Category Hairwing Steelhead/Salmon Fly
Hook Std. Salmon iron or double hook
TailRed soft hackle fibers
RibOval silver tinsel
BodyFlat silver tinsel
WingWhite calftail
CollarHot pink/magenta and blue hackles wrapped together
HeadBlack

This stunning fly was designed and tied by Oregon Contributing Fly Tyer, Monte Smith. You can see more of Monte's flies at The Flies of Monte Smith.

Monte's Notes: For the “dark” version of this fly, substitute Siberian Squirrel or other brown hair for the wing .

Benhams
A Set of Monte Smith Benhams

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