Thursday, September 19, 2019

Cosseboom(s)


Cosseboom

Hook - Gamakatsu T10-6H
Thread - Red
Tag - Oval silver tinsel
Tail - Olive green floss
Ribbing - Embossed silver tinsel
Body - Olive green floss or uni-stretch
Wing - Gray squirrel tail
Hackle - Dyed yellow hen hackle




Black Cosseboom

Hook - Gamakatsu T10-6H
Thread - Red
Tag - Oval silver tinsel
Tail - Black floss
Ribbing - Embossed silver tinsel
Body - Black floss or uni-stretch
Wing - Gray squirrel tail
Hackle - Dyed black hen hackle


Gold Cosseboom

Hook - Gamakatsu T10-6H
Thread - Black
Tag - Oval gold tinsel
Tail - Peacock sword fibers
Ribbing - Oval gold tinsel
Body - Flat gold tinsel
Wing - Gray squirrel tail
Hackle - Dyed yellow hen hackle

Will Taylor Special


Will Taylor Special

Hook - Gamakatsu T10-6H
Thread - Black
Tag - Flat copper tinsel
Tip - Green followed by red floss or uni-stretch
Ribbing - Oval gold tinsel
Body - Peacock herl
Wing - Gray squirrel followed by a half dozen moose body hairs
Hackle - Dyed yellow

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

October Copper


October Copper

Hook: Gamakatsu T10-H6
Thread: Black
Tag: Oval silver tinsel
Tail: Golden pheasant tippets
Butt: Black wool/dubbing
Ribbing: Oval silver tinsel
Body: Flat copper tinsel
Throat: Orange guinea hen
Wing: Red fox squirrel

Friday, September 13, 2019

Rat - Series


Rat 

Hook - Gamakatsu T10-6H
Thread - Red
Tag - Oval silver tinsel
Tail - Golden pheasant crest
Ribbing - Oval silver tinsel
Body - Peacock herl
Wing - Gray fox guard hairs or gray squirrel tail
Hackle - Grizzly


Rat - Black

Hook - Gamakatsu T10-6H
Thread - Red
Tag - Oval silver tinsel
Tail - Golden pheasant crest
Ribbing - Flat silver tinsel
Body - Seal's fur or equivalent
Wing - Gray fox guard hairs or gray squirrel tail
Hackle - Grizzly


Rat - Blue

Hook - Gamakatsu T10-6H
Thread - Red
Tag - Oval gold tinsel
Tail - Peacock sword fibers
Ribbing - Oval gold tinsel
Body - Rear half is blue floss; front half is peacock herl
Veiling - A loose strand of blue floss fron the center of the body
Wing - Gray fox guard hairs or gray squirrel tail
Hackle - Grizzly



Rat - Copper

Hook - Gamakatsu T10-6H
Thread - Red
Tag - Oval copper tinsel
Tail - Peacock sword fibers
Ribbing - Oval copper tinsel
Body - Flat copper tinsel
Wing - Gray fox guard hairs or gray squirrel tail
Hackle - Grizzly


Rat - Gray

Hook - Gamakatsu T10-6H
Thread - Red
Tag - Flat gold tinsel
Tail - Golden pheasant crest
Ribbing - Oval gold tinsel
Body - Gray wool
Wing - Gray fox guard hairs or gray squirrel tail
Hackle - Grizzly



Rat - Green

Hook - Gamakatsu T10-6H
Thread - Red
Tag - Oval gold tinsel
Tail - Peacock sword fibers
Ribbing - Oval gold tinsel
Body - Rear half is green floss; front half is peacock herl
Veiling - A loose strand of green floss from the center of the body
Wing - Gray fox guard hairs or gray squirrel tail
Hackle - Grizzly


Rat - Purple

Hook - Gamakatsu T10-6H
Thread - Red
Tag - Oval silver tinsel
Tail - Peacock sword fibers
Ribbing - Oval silver tinsel
Body - Rear half is purple floss; front half is peacock herl
Veiling - A loose strand of purple floss from the center of the body
Wing - Gray fox guard hairs or gray squirrel tail
Hackle - Grizzly


Rat - Rusty

Hook - Gamakatsu T10-6H
Thread - Red
Tag - Oval gold tinsel
Tail - Peacock sword fibers
Ribbing - Oval gold tinsel
Body - Rear half is rusty orange floss; front half is peacock herl
Veiling - A loose strand of rusty orange floss from the center of the body
Wing - Gray fox guard hairs or gray squirrel tail
Hackle - Grizzly


Rat - Silver

Hook - Gamakatsu T10-6H
Thread - Red
Tag - Oval gold tinsel
Tail - Golden pheasant crest
Ribbing - Oval gold tinsel
Body - Flat silver tinsel
Wing - Gray fox guard hairs or gray squirrel tail
Hackle - Grizzly

Acknowledgement - Roy Angus Thompson

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Beady Eyed Minnow


Catskill Cannonball




Catskill Cannonball

Hook – Nymph style
Weight – 1/8 inch brass or tungsten bead & .015 lead/lead free wire
Thread - Red
Tail – Hungarian partridge
Ribbing – Red thread
Body - Hares ear
Wing case - Golden pheasant center tail
Thorax – Hares ear
UV Resin over wing case

Sunday, September 8, 2019

East River Special


East River Special

Hook - Gamakatsu T10-6H
Thread - Black
Tag - Flat silver tinsel
Ribbing - Oval silver tinsel
Body - Black floss or uni-stretch
Wing - Gray squirrel tail
Hackle - Dyed orange hen hackle

Sunday, September 1, 2019

Nimbus



Nimbus

Hook - Gamakatsu T10-H6
Thread - Black
Tip - Oval gold tinsel
Tag - Fluorescent green floss or uni-stretch
Tail - Dyed red hackle fibers
Ribbing - Oval gold tinsel
Body - Purple antron yarn or uni-stretch
Throat - Dyed blue over dyed orange guinea hen
Wing - White calf tail

Reference - Atlantic Salmon Flies - Jacques Heroux

Black Moisie


Black Moisie

Hook - Gamakatsu T10-H6
Thread - Black
Tip - Oval silver tinsel
Body - Black floss or uni-stretch
Wing - Black bear