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Green Butt Skunk

Green Butt Skunk Fly Tying Video Instructions

The Green Butt Skunk is a classic steelhead fly developed by Dan Callahan on the North Umpqua River. The Green Butt Skunk can be dressed heavy or sparse, depending on the time of year and river conditions. The Green Butt Skunk has fooled many steelhead over the years, and continues to be favorite for many steelhead fisherman. Most anglers love the Green Butt Skunk because it is easy to cast and to tie…and it catches fish of course! Don’t leave the steelhead cabin with out one!

Green Butt Skunk Fly Tying Recipe:
Hook: #02-08 Tiemco 7999
Thread: Black Danville’s 140
Tail: Red Hareline Schlappen Fibers
Body: Green Chartreuse and Black Medium Hareline Woolly Bugger Chenille
Rib: Medium Silver UNI Oval French Tinsel
Collar: Black Hareline Schlappen
Wing: White Calf Tail
Head: Loon Thick UV Fly Finish or Gloss Coat

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