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Daiichi 2091 Alec Jackson Blind-Eye Fly Hook

$8.75

Daiichi 2091 Alec Jackson Blind-Eye Fly Hook

$8.75
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Quantity:  10 pack (unless otherwise noted)

Description:  Curved shank, forged bend, tapered blind-eye.

Uses:  When tied using a dacron loop for the eye, he fly is more lively in the water.

This hook is produced to simulate hooks that were popular in early 19th century England. These hooks are described as blind-eye hooks, but the hook has no eye at all, ending in an extended tapered shank. Flies are tied accordingly, with a small loop fashioned of Dacron as part of the dressing, giving the fly an 1800’s look. This method is extremely popular in display “full dressed” Atlantic salmon flies. Recently, there has been a slight resurgence of the use of these “traditional” flies for fishing.

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