SBS Kohler’s Missoula Salmonfly


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From Paul Kohler, the original owner of the Missoulian Angler. Change size/color and this could work as a golden stone or skwala.

hook - TMC 5212 #6
thread - UTC 140 burnt orange
tail (shuck?) - Congo Hair orange
ribbing - brassie wire copper
body - dubbing rusty orange
wing - Congo Hair grey
legs - medium rubber brown
indicator - parapost yarn hot orange
head/collar - elk hair

Mash barb start thread at head

Clean, stack, measure (shank length) a clump of elk hair; trim to length, tie in with 2 soft loops, let it spin

Trim butts, tie in CH and wire; fold, wrap to bend

Dub thread/dub body

Rib body; helicopter end, cover with thread

Tie in CH; fold/tie down

Push hair back, evenly distributed around hook

Stroke hair back, tie down/pull tight

Tie in legs

Tie in indicator yarn

Whip finish, SHHAN, trim indicator, wing, shuck, legs

Trim out hair underneath

Put it in your box till next year


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