Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Jersey Herd (Variant)

Jersey Herd

Hook: Long Shank
Thread : Black
Tail : Peacock herl
Under body : Tying thread or floss
Body : Copper colored tinsel
Rib : Copper wire, optional
Back : Peacock herl
Beard Hackle : Hot orange cock
Head : Peacock herl

Tying Note - This variation is a twisted copper wire body insread of copper tinsel

Originally the body was made from a tin foil milk bottle top
Creator of this trout fly: Tom Ivens (1950s)
Country of origin for this trout fly: England
This trout fly is designed to be fished on Still Water 

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