Category: Pacific Salmon
Hook: Size 2/0 - 12, Weighted (Optional)
Tail: Purple Bucktail, Long, With a Turn or Two of Body Material under to Hold Tail Upright.
Body: Silver Diamond Braid, Silver Mylar Tubing, or Flat Silver Tinsel
Collar: Purple Saddle Hackle
Eyes: Bead Chain (I subbed barbell eyes)
The Comet series of flies have become a popular standard for Pacific Salmon and are also fished for steelhead. They are tied in many colors to include gold, blue, green, and orange. The bead chain eyes are optional but add additional weight if needed. Another option is to weight the hook with lead. See also the Green Comet, Gold Comet, Silver Comet, Blue Comet, and Green Brite Lace Comet.