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Pink Toy
A Jurij (Yuri) Shumakov Fly from his Pacific Salmon Series

Pink Toy, A Jurij (Yuri) Shumakov Fly

Name Pink Toy
Category Pacific Salmon
Tube Eppendorf plastic lab tippet
ButtMagenta floss
TailMagenta floss
BodyBraided pearl mylar tubing
WingLilac Mirage flashabou; bunch of naturally white polar fox tail fur; lilac pink and silver holo flashabou; bunch of polar fox tail fur dyed in peach; pink and silver holo flashabou; small bunch of polar fox tail fur dyed in hot pink
Front HackleWhite and hot pink cock
HeadRed

Tube flies have been popular in Europe and Scandinavia for quite some time, but have not gained a significant foothold in North America. Fortunately for us, Yuri has had the opportunity to fish his flies for Pacific salmon and they have proven quite successful. You can see more of Yuri's flies at The Flies of Jurij (Yuri)Shumakov.

YURI'S NOTES: This fly, together with the Barbie Fly was an absolute favourite to bring Silver salmon females to the bank of river. "Traditional" women colour worked best even for fish society. The hard pearl braided tubing survived under tens of takes. Worked best on intermediate and sink tip lines.

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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