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Grilse Temptation LR
A Yuri Shumakov Fly From His Low Water Collection

Grilse Temptation LR, A Yuri Shumakov Fly

Name Grilse Temptation LR
Category Atlantic Salmon
Tube Long Range, 4 mm in dia, alu., slots painted in fluor. blue
Wing In this order: 2 strips of blue Mirror flashabou; tiny bunch of white bucktail; 2 strips of fluor green Midge Crystal hair; tiny bunch of fluor green bucktail; 2 strips of blue Midge Crystal hair; tiny bunch of blue bucktail
OverWing4-5 barbs of peacock
Collar Bunch of ice blue cock fibers
Cheeks Jungle cock
HeadRed

Grilse Temptation LR is the 6th in the series of 15 Low Water Tube Flies presented by, Yuri Shumakov. You can see more of Yuri's flies at The Flies of Jurij (Yuri) Shumakov. See his notes about this fly below.

YURI'S NOTES: Most of these flies are tied in Shrimp style with the use of short half-inch metal tubes. These patterns were tested by author and a group of experienced anglers who helped me to develop and prove this light style flies under 3 years period in salmon rivers of Iceland, Ireland, Kola and Kamchatka Peninsulas (Russia), Norway and Scotland. I am very thankful to Irish anglers Terrence Dunlop and Peter McIlwaine, Scottish professional fly tier Philip Glendenning, English angler Alec Smith, French angler Jean-Jacques Orzan, Swedish angler P Aleljung, Italian anglers Franco Sirtori, Marco Cipriani and Vittorio Spasciani. Without their help it would be impossible to visit and to test so many flies in so many rivers! 

These flies can be an alternative to flies tied on double and treble hooks and employed not only under summer conditions, but winter ones too. Flies have showed very good results for Atlantic salmon and sea trout, as well as for Rainbow trout and Dolly Varden.

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