Swift River Surprise by Jim Malo

Swift River Surprise - Jim Malo
Swift River Surprise – Jim Malo

Tied by: Jim Malo
Originated by: Jim Malo

Swift River Surprise Fly Pattern Recipe

Hook: Alec Jackson Spey Hook 2055 Gold #1.5
Thread: Black 8/0
Tag: Silver oval tinsel
Body: Tan floss
Rib: Silver oval tinsel
Belly: Red fox
Wing: Yellow fox and dark blue fox
Collar: Yellow hackle and blue Guinea fowl
Eye: Jungle cock nail
Head: Black

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Jim Malo – Jim began tying flies back in the 1950’s during the long winter seasons. Whenever there was a big snow storm, Jim would tie until the wee hours of the morning as it was certain to have no school that day. Dry flies were the order of the day and those bass were going to be on guard as the bugs often attracted eight pounders in Lake Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg; commonly known as (Webster Lake).
Jim is presently on the Pro Staff of Daiichi Hooks and Regal Vise.
[visit Jim’s streamer page on Streamers 365]

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