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Willie Gunn Copper Tube Fly

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About the Willie Gunn Copper Tube Salmon Atlantic Fly

The Willie Gunn Copper Tube is a variant of the classic Willie Gunn that is without doubt one of the most successful hair wing patterns ever tied.

This variant is very effective throughout the season and is best fished deep.

Country of origin for this salmon atlantic fly: Scotland

This salmon atlantic fly is designed to be fished on Rivers & Streams

Pattern Dressings

  • Tube : Copper or brass.
  • Tying silk : Black.
  • Tag : Oval gold tinsel.
  • Body : Gold holographic tinsel.
  • Rib : Oval gold tinsel.
  • Wing : Mixed fibres of fluorescent orange, bright yellow and black buck tail, tied all round the tube.

The original fly was tied as a Waddington - Brora style.

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