Friday, October 6, 2017

Copper Killer


Copper Killer

Hook: Salmon type
Thread: Red
Tag: Copper oval tinsel
Tip: Yellow floss/uni-stretch
Tail: Red squirrel tail
Butt: Fluorescent red floss/uni-stretch
Ribbing: Copper oval tinsel
Body: Copper flat tinsel
Throat: Orange hackle fibers
Wing: Red squirrel tail

Picture Province


Picture Province

Hook: Salmon style
Thread: Black
Tag: Gold oval tinsel
Butt: Fluorescent green tinsel/uni-floss ets
Tail: Red hackle fibers
Ribbing: Gold oval tinsel
Body: Deep red or claret floss
Throat: Yellow hackle
Wing: Black bear/squirrel hair

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Pot Scrubber


Pot Scrubber

Hook: Salmon tyoe
Thread: Black
Tag: Oval silver tinsel
Tail: Golden pheasant crest
Ribbing: Oval silver tinsel
Body: Flat copper tinsel
Throat hackle: Brown
Wing: Grey squirrel tail

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Black Bear Red Butt SBS


Tie in thread and silver oval tinsel behind the hook return.


Wrap back to the barb of the hook.


Wrap the tinsel forward. About 4-6 turns is enough.


Tie in the tag material.


Wrap tag material forward.


Tie in black hackle fibers for the tail and wrap all materials back to the hook return to make a smooth underbody.


Tie in the ribbing tinsel and the body material.


Wrap boody material forwrd followed by the tinsel ribbing. Tie in black hackle fibers for the throat.


Tie on the wing material and wrap a neat head.


Finished fly with tail.


Finished fly without tail.


Black Bear Red Butt

Hook: Salmon type
Thread: Black
Tip: Silver oval tinsel
Tag: Red floss/uni-stretch/yarn etc
Tail: Black hackle fibers
Ribbing: Silver oval tinsel
Body: Black floss/uni-stretch/yarn etc
Throat: Black hackle fibers
Wing: Black bear or squirrel

Numerous websites/books have this fly tied with/without a tail so I tied both

Changing the tag color will give you a black bear green butt, black bear orange butt etc