C R Gold

C R Gold Variant
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The Current River Gold (CR Gold) is a pattern developed by Dick King to imitate the golden stonefly found in the Current River. The fly, however, is not limited to the Current River and will produce fish any where stoneflies are found in the water.

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Hook: Dai-Riki 700 Size 8-12.
Thread: Black 6/0.
Body: Specially dyed orange yarn***.
Weight:Lead wire appropriate for hook size. (Optional).
Tail:Black medium round rubber leg material.
Antenna:Black medium round rubber leg material.
Carapace:Peacock herl.
*** -- Tommy makes this material using a special yarn and dye.

Fishing Hints:
The C R Gold is fished as a nymph near the bottom or under an indicator.

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Tying Instructions


Flies or materials are available at T. Hargrove Fly Fishing, Inc.

9024 Manchester
Saint Louis, Missouri 63144

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