Monday, May 7, 2012

Breadcrust


Breadcrust

Hook: Mustad 3906 size 8-16 or equivalent
Thread: Black 
Ribbing: Dark brown neck hackle stem
Body: Orange yarn or dubbed synthetic fur. Reverse wrap the body with fine gold wire after ribbing has been wrapped.
Hackle: Soft grizzly. Hen hackle is preferred over cock hackle

The above recipe is called for in Popular Fly Patterns by Terry Hellekson.

The photo above uses the following updated recipe t achieve approximately the same result

Breadcrust (updated)

Hook: Mustad 3906 size 8-16 or equivalent
Thread: Black 
Ribbing: Dark brown legs alive
Body: Orange congo hair. Reverse wrap the body with fine gold wire after ribbing has been wrapped.
Hackle: Soft grizzly. Hen hackle is preferred over cock hackle

Green Option



There are many version of this fly and its recipe. This is just a simpler method of tying it.

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