Monday, May 27, 2019

Frost's Blue Smelt

Frost's Blue Smelt

Hook - Mustad 3399 #6
Thread - Blue
Connector - .024 diameter Beadalon wire
Body - Braided silver mylar piping secured at both ends with blue thread
Wing - White bucktail over which are 4 strands of peacock herl over which is 
medium/light blue bucktail
Eyes - White with blach pupil

Tying Notes

I ran out of silver mylar piping and substituted pearl mylar piping

Reference - Tandem Streamers - Donald A Wilson


Christopher Hubert said...

Norm, I like the pearl piping, May have tie a few to troll in the canoe. Thanks for the inspiration, wonderful flies and photography as always.

Normand Frechette said...

thank you