Saturday, August 4, 2018

New Trier




New Trier (Original recipe)

Hook – streamer style
Thread – black
Tag – fine copper wire & yellow floss
Tail – golden pheasant crest
Butt – peacock herl
Body – first half silver coated copper wire; butted with peacock herl.
Second half copper wire.
Throat – dun hackle fibers
Wing – mottled gray brown turkey

New Trier (Variation recipe)

Hook – streamer style
Thread – black
Tag – fine copper wire & yellow floss
Tail – golden pheasant crest
Butt – peacock herl
Body – first half silver oval tinsel; butted with peacock herl.
Second half copper oval tinsel.
Throat – dun hackle fibers
Wing – mottled brown turkey

Tying note: I tied this fly per the photo in the book “Forgotten Flies”. Not all photos in the book match the tying recipe.

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