This Red Butt with monkey hairwing is 13 cm long.
The "Red Butt" is absolutely a classic and legendary fly. This pattern is incredibly effective. Red Butt has caught a very large number of salmon and sea trout in just as many rivers. A fantastic pattern that fishes right in all sizes from the largest tube flies to the smallest double hooks
The monkey hair winged Red Butt is a very popular fly. If you are fishing for salmon, make sure you have these in your fly box. It origins from North America and works in any Salmon river. You will find it in allmost any serious salmon fly fishers box and is a must in both North- and South rivers in Norway and on the Russian Kola Peninsula.
This Red Butt monkey hair winged version is tied on a plastic tube.
The recipe for this Red Butt Salmon fly is:
Tail: Red syntetic fibre
Tag: Red syntetic fibre
Body: Black alpaka wool with silver candy polyester rib.
Underwing: Black bucktail
Hairwing: 3 layers of Colobus monkey
Front hackle: Black schlappen
Cheeks: Jungle cock
This fly is from the vice of Jan Arne Ramsli