Monday, November 19, 2018

Melted Cased Caddis




Melted Cased Caddis

Hook - Nymph style
Thread - Chartreuse
Case - Root beer pearl chenille or crystal chenille
Legs - Black hackle fibers
Head - Charteuse thread
UV Resin

Tying note - The chenille is tied on at the hook bend, wrapped forward and tied off. Cut off thread.

The chenille is then melted using a lighter to create the case. 

Reattach tying thread and finish the fly

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Night Hawk



Night Hawk

Hook - Mustad 3665A
Thread - Red
Tag - Fine oval silver tinsel
Tip - Yellow floss or uni-stretch
Tail - Golden pheasant crest with a few short blue hackle fibers over
Butt - Fluorescent red floss or uni-stretch
Body - Flat silver tinsel
Rib - Fine oval silver tinsel
Wing - Dyed black squirrel tail or black bear
Throat - Black hackle fibers
UV Resin

Monday, November 5, 2018

Rutledge



Rutledge

Hook - Mustad 3665A
Thread - Black
Tail - Fluorescent green floss
Body - Rear 2/3rd fluorescent green floss;remainder peacock herl
Ribbing - Fine oval silver tinsel
Wing - Dyed black squirrel tail
Throat - Peacock sword

Reference - World Wide Web

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Brenda's Delight



Brenda's Delight

Hook - Salmon/steelhead style
Thread - Black
Tip - Oval silver tinsel
Tail - Golden pheasant crest
Ribbing - Oval silver tinsel
Body - Flat silver tinsel
Wing - Sparse Black calf tail
Hackle - Red tied on as a collar
UV Resin

Reference - Fish Flies Volume Two 0 Terry Hellekson

Bair's Black


Bair's Black

Hook - Salmon/steelhead style
Thread - Black
Tip - Red floss or uni-stretch
Body - Black chenille
Wing - White calf tail tied over the body with an overwing of (clear) miclon or z-lon
Topping - Single strand of red floss
UV Resin

Reference - Fish Flies Volume Two - Terry Hellekson

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Faulk



Faulk

Hook - Salmon/steelhead style
Thread - Red
Tail - Red hackle fibers
Ribbing - Oval gold tinsel
Bbody - Orange dubbing
Throat - Red hackle fibers
Wing - White bucktail

Reference - Fish Flies Volume Two - Terry Hellekson

Patty Green


Patty Green

Hook - Salmon/steelhead style
Thread - Black
Tip - Oval silver tinsel
Tail - Golden pheasant crest
Ribbing - Oval silver tinsel wrapped closely
body - Chartreuse yarn
Throat - Brown hackle fibers
Wing - Dyed black squirrel tail tied low over the body
UV Eesin

Eeference - Fish Flies Volume Two - Terry Hellekson