Saturday, April 1, 2017

Rainy Day Special


Rainy Day Special

Hook: Streamer

Thread: Neon green
Tag: Silver oval tinsel
Rib: Silver oval tinsel
Body: Fluorescent green floss
Throat: Green hackle fibers
Wing: Fluorescent green buck tail over which is 5-6 peacock herls
Head: Painted green


Reference: The Book of Fly Patterns Eric Leiser


Remarks: "When the water is high, murky and roily, and especially in the rain, this fly is a killer". The pattern is used for landlocked salmon in Maine

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