Monday, February 24, 2020

J's Kicker Frog



J's Kicker Frog

Hook - Mustad CK52S
Popper - Blockhead foam popper
Thread - Yellow
Kicker Legs - Hollow foam lure making floats and yellow rubber legs
Miscellaneous acrylic paint, adhesive and uv resin

From a photo on the internet

I used a different popper head than the original so i guess that makes it a variant

okay stop laughing :)

Caddis Emerger


Caddis Emerger

Body - Dyed green 12 pound fly line backing
Legs - Hackle fibers
Wing - CDC Feathers
Head - Dubbing

Caddis Larvae



Caddis Larvae

Body - Dyed green 12 pound fly line backing
Legs - Hackle fibers
Head – Dubbing

Saturday, February 22, 2020

Black O’Lindsay



Black O’Lindsay

Tail - Dyed brown & blue hackle hibers
Body - Yellow uni yarn
Rib - Oval gold tinsel
Throat - Dyed brown & blue hackle hibers
Underwing - Peacock sword
Wing - Mallard flank

Wintel's Western Special



Wintel's Western Special

Category - Steelhead

Tail - Deer hair
Body - Black chenille
Collar - Grizzly hackle

Friday, February 21, 2020

Pheasant Tail Style Nymphs


Pheasant Tail Style Nymphs

Red

Tail - Dyed red pheasant tail fibers
Ribbing - Copper wire
Abdomen - Dyed red pheasant tail fibers
Wing case - Dyed red pheasant tail fibers
Thorax - Peacock herl

Turkey

Tail - Turkey tail fibers
Ribbing - Copper wire
Abdomen - Turkey tail fibers
Wing case - Turkey tail fibers
Thorax - Peacock herl

Condor 

Tail - Gray condor feather fibers
Ribbing - Copper wire
Abdomen - Gray condor feather fibers
Wing case - Gray condor feather fibers
Thorax - Peacock herl

Mallard 

Tail - Mallard flank feather fibers
Ribbing - Copper wire
Abdomen - Mallard flank feather fibers
Wing case - Mallard flank feather fibers
Thorax - Peacock herl

Tan Pheasant Tail


Tan Pheasant Tail

Tail - Dyed tan pheasant tail fibers
Ribbing - Copper wire
Abdomen - Dyed tan pheasant tail fibers
Wing case - Dyed tan pheasant tail fibers
Thorax - Uni stretch

Uni stretch colors top to bottom

Chinese Red
Yellow 
Orange

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Black Pheasant Tail



Black Pheasant Tail

Tail - Dyed black pheasant tail fibers
Ribbing - Copper wire
Abdomen - Dyed black pheasant tail fibers
Wing case - Dyed black pheasant tail fibers
Thorax - Bleached and dyed peacock herl

Bleached and dyed peacock herl colors top to bottom

Blue Wing Olive
Muskrat Gray
Caddis Green
Purple
Dark Tan
Ginger

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Black Gordon


Black Gordon

Steelhead Fly

Tag - Oval gold tinsel
Ribbing - 5 turns of oval gold tinsel
Body - Rear 1/3 - red floss, front 2/3 - black floss
Hackle - Dyed black
Wing - Dyed black bucktail

Reference - Hairwing and Tube Flies for Salmon and Steelhead - Chris Mann

Monday, February 17, 2020

Royal Coachman Bucktail


Royal Coachman Bucktail

Tail - Golden pheasant tippets
Ribbing - Gold wire (optional)
Royal body segments - Peacock herl, Red uni stretch, Peacock herl
Throat - Dyed brown hackle
Wing - White bucktail

Sunday, February 16, 2020

Green and Red Ass Bastards


Green Ass Bastard

Tag - Flat silver tinsel
Tail - Dyed black hackle fibers
Butt - Fluorescent green uni yarn
Ribbing - Oval silver tinsel
Body - Black uni yarn
Throat - Dyed black hackle fibers
Wing - Dyed black squirrel tail


Red Ass Bastard

Tag - Flat silver tinsel
Tail - Dyed brown hackle fibers
Butt - Red uni yarn
Ribbing - Oval silver tinsel
Body - Brown uni yarn
Throat - Dyed brown hackle fibers
Wing - Fox squirrel tail

Friday, February 14, 2020

The Tang




The Tang

Tail - Golden pheasant crest
Body - Flat silver tinsel
Collar - Grizzly hen hackle

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Stop


Stop

Atlantic Salmon Fly

Tail - Dyed red golden pheasant tippets
Body - Red holographic tinsel overwrapped with red v-rib
Throat - Dyed brown hackle fibers
Wing - Bronze mallard or dyed brown mallard flank (pictured)
Head - Peacock herl

Originator - Frank Guimond

Orvert


Orvert

Atlantic Salmon Fly

Tail - Dyed black hackle fibers and a short tuff of chartreuse floss
Body - Flat green tinsel overwrapped with yellow v-rib
Throat and wing - Multiple strand of chartreuse floss about half body long
Head - Peacock herl or synthetic peacock color dubbing

Originator - Frank Guimond

Max Canyon


Max Canyon

Tail - Small mixture of orange and white calftail

Body - Rear 1/3 orange, front 2/3 black wool
Rib - Gold or silver oval tinsel 
Hackle - Black saddle
Wing - 2/3 white and 1/3 orange calftail


Reference