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Ripogenous Smelt Fly

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About the Ripogenous Smelt Trout Fly

The Ripogenous Smelt is an attractor streamer pattern.

Creator of this trout fly: Don Wilson

Tier of this trout fly: Mandy Shelvey

Country of origin for this trout fly: USA

This trout fly is designed to be fished on Rivers & Streams

Dressings

  • Head : Black.
  • Tag : Flat silver tinsel.
  • Body : Danville size 12, burnt orange floss.
  • Rib : Flat silver tinsel.
  • Throat : Four strands of peacock herl next to hook, then sparse white buck tail, both same length of wing, a small golden pheasant crest curving upwards, about 1/3 wing length.
  • Wing : Two grizzle saddle hackles, flanked by two light blue saddle hackles.
  • Cheeks : Dark barred teal side feather.

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