Saturday, August 18, 2018

First Degree



First Degree

Hook - Streamer style
Thread - Black
Body - Flat gold tinsel
Throat - White hackle fibers
Wing - White under brown bucktail
Head - Peacock herl

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Milk Weed Fly





Milk Weed Fly


Hook- streamer/nymph style
Thread - black
Tail - wood duck
Ribbing - flat silver tinsel
Body - orange floss or uni-stretch
Throat - black and white barred wood duck
Wing - white milk weed fibers

Tying note - I have no idea where to find milk weed bushes in my local area, so I used the next closest thing - white marabou

Minno-Fly




Minno-Fly

Hook- Streamer style
Thread – Black, white and tan
Body – Built up tapered white thread, pearl tinsel and covered with clear cellophane
Back – 4-6 strands of peacock herl
Throat – Red calf tail

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Milk Weed Fly



Milk Weed Fly

hook- streamer/nymph style
thread - black
tail - wood duck
ribbing - flat silver tinsel
body - orange floss or uni-stretch
throat - black and white barred wood duck
wing - white milk weed fibers

tying note - i have no idea where to find milk weed bushes in my local area, so i used the next closest thing - white marabou

Saturday, August 4, 2018

New Trier




New Trier (Original recipe)

Hook – streamer style
Thread – black
Tag – fine copper wire & yellow floss
Tail – golden pheasant crest
Butt – peacock herl
Body – first half silver coated copper wire; butted with peacock herl.
Second half copper wire.
Throat – dun hackle fibers
Wing – mottled gray brown turkey

New Trier (Variation recipe)

Hook – streamer style
Thread – black
Tag – fine copper wire & yellow floss
Tail – golden pheasant crest
Butt – peacock herl
Body – first half silver oval tinsel; butted with peacock herl.
Second half copper oval tinsel.
Throat – dun hackle fibers
Wing – mottled brown turkey

Tying note: I tied this fly per the photo in the book “Forgotten Flies”. Not all photos in the book match the tying recipe.

Red Bodied Sleeker



Red Bodied Sleeker

hook - wet/nymph style
thread - black
tail - 4-5 golden pheasant tippets
ribbing - white thread
body - red wool, floss or uni-stretch
throat - ginger hackle fibers
wing - mallard flank or woodduck

Charles DeFeo

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Brown Buck



Brown Buck

hook - wet/nymph style
thread - black
tag - embossed silver tinsel
ribbing - peacock herl and counter-ribbed with fine oval gold tinsel
body - brown floss or uni-stretch
wing - black squirrel tail

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Jay Blue



Jay Blue

Hook - Wet fly style

Thread - White under floss; black head
Tail - Blue hackle fibers
Ribbing - Flat silver tinsel
Body - Blue floss or uni-stretch
Throat - Blue hackle fibers
Wing - Eurasian jay

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Fosnot



Fosnot

hook - wet fly style
body - yellow chenille
throat - blue hackle fibers
wing - slate goose/duck quill

Friday, July 20, 2018

Cinnamon and Gold



Cinnamon and Gold

Hook - Wet/nymph style
Thread - Tan
Tail - Golden pheasant tippets
Body – Gold embossed tinsel
Throat – Ginger hen hackle fibers
Wing - Cinnamon goose/duck wing feather