Saturday, November 28, 2020

Darling


Darling

Category - Salmon

Hook – Gamakatsu T10-6H

Thread – Black

Tip – Flat gold tinsel 

Tag - Fluorescent orange floss

Tail – Golden pheasant crest

Ribbing – Oval gold tinsel

Body – Black uni yarn

Hackle – Brown/furnace at throat

Wing – Dyed red squirrel tail

Reference - Perrault's Standard Dictionary of Fishing Flies

Bouncer

 


Bouncer

Category - Salmon

Hook - Gamakatsu T10-6H

Thread - Black

Tip - Oval gold tinsel

Butt - Fluorescent orange yarn (Danville Depth Ray)

Ribbing - Oval gold tinsel

Body - Black uni yarn

Throat - Orange hackle fibers

Wing - Yellow bucktail

Reference - Perrault's Standard Dictionary of Fishing Flies


Friday, November 27, 2020

Jezebel

 


Jezebel

Hook - Mustad R73-9671, size 4

Thread - Black

Tail - Barred wood duck flank

Ribbing - Oval gold tinsel

Body - White yarn, uni yarn etc

Hackle - Light brown, long and soft, sparse, beard

Wing - Gray squirrel tail*

Cheeks - Jungle cock

*Book recipe calls for the wing to be "small bunch of shorter gray squirrel tail over longer, larger bunch of same"

I simplified the wing with one bunch of squirrel tail

Reference - Perrault's Standard Dictionary of Fishing Flies and Forgotten Flies

Thursday, November 26, 2020

Dan'l Boone

 


Dan'l Boone

Bar har on a bar hook

Perrault's Standard Dictionary of Fishing Flies

Gold Wire Soft Hackle



Gold Wire Soft Hackle

Hook - Standard wet fly style

Thread - Black

Ribbing - Gold wire

Body - Gold wire

Hackle - Hungarian Partridge

Black and Silver Soft Hackle

 


Black and Silver Soft Hackle

Hook - Standard wet fly style

Thread - Black

Ribbing - Silver wire

Body - Black wire

Hackle - Hungarian Partridge

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Elsie Darbee's March Brown Nymph

 


Elsie Darbee's March Brown Nymph

Hook – Standard wet fly style

Thread – Black

Tail – Mallard flank fibers

Back – Pheasant tail

Ribbing – Tan silk, floss etc

Body – Blend of light and dark hares’ ear

Hackle – Hungarian partridge

Sunday, November 22, 2020

Dwarf Sucker

 


Dwarf Sucker

Category - Streamer

Hook - Mustad R79-94720 #6
Thread - White under the body, black for the head
Tail - Brown hackle fibers
Body - Salmon pink floss
Rib - Flat silver tinsel
Belly - White bucktail
Throat - Brown hackle fibers
Wing - Brown bucktail under peacock herl
Cheek - Jungle cock 

Source: A Further Guide to Fly Dressing; John Veniard (Pg 235)



Saturday, November 21, 2020

Garth

 


Garth

Category - Steelhead

Hook - Gamakatsu T10-6H

Thread - Black

Tail - Red hackle fibers

Hackle - Grizzly palmered

Body - Hot orange chenille

Wing - Moose hair

Friday, November 20, 2020

1964 Chevrolet Station Wagon Streamer

 


1964 Chevrolet Station Wagon Streamer

Hook - Mustad R74-9672, size 10

Thread - Black

Tail - Brown hackle fibers

Body - Cinnamon wool yarn

Wing - Red fox squirrel tail

Reference

                                                           



1914 Chevrolet

 


1914 Chevrolet

Hook - Mustad R43-94831 dry style

Thread - Yellow

Tail - Black calf tail

Tip - Red chenille

Body - Blue chenille

Hackle - Black

Reference



Thursday, November 19, 2020

Spade

 


Spade

Category - Steelhead

Hook - Gamakatsu T10-6H

Thread - Black

Tail - Deer hair

Body - Black Chenille

Hackle - Grizzly hen

Campbell's Fancy


Campbell's Fancy

Category - Salmon

Hook – Up eye salmon style

Thread – Black

Tag – Flat gold tinsel and blue floss

Tail – Golden pheasant crest

Ribbing – Oval gold tinsel

Body – Flat gold tinsel

Throat – Brown or furnace hackle fibers

Wing – Gray squirrel tail

Cabin Fever



Cabin Fever

Hook – Up eye salmon style

Thread – Black

Tail – Ginger hackle fibers

Ribbing – Oval silver tinsel

Body – Cream and red dubbing, mixed

Throat – Ginger hackle fibers

Wing – Black squirrel tail

Saturday, November 14, 2020

Brown Hackle Series

 

Brown Hackle

Hook - Standard wet fly style, size 10-14

Thread - Black

Tag - Flat gold tinsel

Tail - Golden pheasant tippets

Body - Peacock herl

Hackle - Brown hen

Brown Hackle Black

Hook - Standard wet fly style, size 10-14

Thread - Black

Ribbing - Flat gold tinsel

Body - Black floss or uni stretch

Hackle - Brown hen


Brown Hackle Blue

Hook - Standard wet fly style, size 10-14

Thread - Black

Ribbing - Flat gold tinsel

Body - Blue floss or uni stretch

Hackle - Brown hen


Brown Hackle Brown

Hook - Standard wet fly style, size 10-14

Thread - Black

Ribbing - Flat gold tinsel

Body - Brown wool or uni yarn

Hackle - Brown hen

Brown Hackle Gray

Hook - Standard wet fly style, size 10-14

Thread - Black

Ribbing - Flat gold tinsel

Body - Gray wool or uni yarn

Hackle - Brown hen

Brown Hackle Orange

Hook - Standard wet fly style, size 10-14

Thread - Black

Ribbing - Flat gold tinsel

Body - Orange wool or uni yarn

Hackle - Brown hen


Brown Hackle Peacock

Hook - Standard wet fly style, size 10-14

Thread - Black

Tag - Flat gold tinsel

Tail - Dyed red hackle fibers

Body - Peacock herl

Hackle - Brown hen

Brown Hackle Purple

Hook - Standard wet fly style, size 10-14

Thread - Black

Ribbing - Flat gold tinsel

Body - Purple floss or uni stretch

Hackle - Brown hen

Brown Hackle Red

Hook - Standard wet fly style, size 10-14

Thread - Black

Ribbing - Flat gold tinsel

Body - Red floss or uni stretch

Hackle - Brown hen

Brown Hackle Silver

Hook - Standard wet fly style, size 10-14

Thread - Black

Tail - Red hackle fibers

Body - Embossed silver tinsel

Hackle - Brown hen

Brown Hackle White

Hook - Standard wet fly style, size 10-14

Thread - Black

Ribbing - Flat gold tinsel

Body - White floss or uni stretch

Hackle - Brown hen


Brown Hackle Yellow

Hook - Standard wet fly style, size 10-14

Thread - Black

Ribbing - Flat gold tinsel

Body - Yellow wool or uni yarn

Hackle - Brown hen


Reference