Monday, May 7, 2012



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.

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

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