Monday, February 26, 2018

Red Eagle

Red Eagle

Hook: Streamer style
Thread: White under the body; black head
Tag: Gold oval tinsel
Ribbing: Gold oval tinsel
Body: Red floss, uni-stretch etc
Wing: Yellow bucktail or calf tail

Saturday, February 24, 2018

Trout Crack

Trout Crack

Hook: Curved
Weight: Lead or non lead wire (optional)
Thread: Match the dubbing color 
Body: Dubbing
Shell back: Liquid/larva lace, d-rib, v-rib etc

Tying Notes

This fly can be tied weighted or un-weighted, in different colors, insert different color wire into liquid lace tubing for a different effect, use different colors of liquid/larva lace, v-rib, d-rib etc.


John Wilson (a legendary guide on the White River) developed this pattern.

Saturday, February 17, 2018


Garry (Yellow Dog or Minister's Dog)

Hook: Salmon style
Thread: Black
Tag: Silver oval tinsel, yellow floss/uni-stretch
Tail: Golden pheasant crest
Ribbing: Silver oval tinsel
Body: Black yarn
Wing: Mixed yellow and red calf tail
Hackle: Blue


Garry Dog

What I used as a recipe

Tuesday, February 13, 2018



Hook: Salmon style
Thread: Black
Tail: Brown hackle fibers
Body:Black uni-stretch
Wing: Black squirrel tail