Chief Needahbeh

An old pattern from the Penobscot River region of Maine. Originally intended for trout and landlocked salmon, the fly was found to be good for smallmouth and largemouth bass as well. Perhaps steelhead would fall for this fly too?

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  1. Caught my first Atlantic Salmon on this fly, a 14 pound Hen in the Green Rocks Pool on the Miramichi, October, 2000. I was guided by the late George Amos who lent me the pattern in a size #6. Returning it to him after the catch, I suspect it was responsible for a few more fish to hand by other sports…

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