Rabbit Smelt

Rabbit Smelt trout fly
Rabbit_Smelt trout fly, category New Zealand Classic Streamers


Hook:Kamasan B830
Thread:white 3/0 monocord
Tail:12 grizzly hackle fibres, as long as the hook shank
Rib:fine silver oval tinsel
Body:pearl mylar tinsel
Wing:2.5 mm wide strip of dried, but untanned, rabbit pelt, with gray fur and light tan tips, tied in at the head, and then ribbed with the oval tinsel
Hackle:3 turns of soft, cree or honey grizzly rooster hackle, and wound back, wet fly style
Eyes:painted on head with waterproof pen
Head:black thread, whip-finished and superglued

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