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Coca Kola
A Jurij (Yuri) Shumakov Fly from his Kola Collection

Coca Kola, A Jurij (Yuri) Shumakov Fly

Name Coca Kola
Category Atlantic Salmon
Tube Eppendorf plastic lab tippet, 1 inch
Tag French oval tinsel dyed over pearl in peacock
Butt Chinese red Uni-stretch floss
Tail Fluor red SLF Hank
BodyRear half: flat embossed copper tinsel; Front half: black peacock holo dubbing
Rib French oval tinsel dyed over pearl in peacock
Body Hackle On front half: badger cock dyed in orange
WingOrange Mirage flashabou; small bunch of Serebrjanka fur dyed in red; red and silver holo angel hair; small bunch of Serebrjanka fur dyed in light orange brown; red and copper angel hair; bunch of polar fox tail fur dyed in black; over the wing a few barbs from peacock feather
FlanksFine long Grizzly cock feather
Front HackleBadger cock dyed in orange
CheeksJungle cock
HeadBlack

We are continuing here with the amazing Tube Fly creations from the vise of new Contributing Fly Tyer, Jurij (Yuri) Shumakov. You can see more of Yuri's flies at The Flies of Jurij (Yuri) Shumakov. See his notes below.

YURI'S NOTES: Combinations of copper and such colours as rusty orange and orange brown are very good for tea coloured water of rivers, typical for Southern coast of Kola peninsula and Northern coast of White Sea. Use of these colour combinations in fly-dressing has came from Sweden.

For information about the tubes Yuri uses to tie his flies and for more of his patterns, read his article in the Rackelhanen Flyfishing Magazine.

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