Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Murray's Betsy Streamer



Murray's Betsy Streamer

Hook - 2xl - 3xl - 4xl streamer style
Thread - Black
Weight - Non lead wire
Body - Peacock herl - reinforced
Wing - White calf tail over rainbow krystal flash

Monday, October 28, 2019

Moby Dick



Moby Dick

Hook - Nymph/streamer style
Thread - Black
Tail - Golden pheasant tippets
Body - Peacock herl
Hackle - Brown
Wing - Mallard flank

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Bossano's Stick Caddis


Bossano's Stick Caddis

Hook - Nymph style
Thread - Black
Ribbing - Copper wire
Body/Case - Turkey, pheasant tail fibers
Head - Chartreuse foam strip

Gladiator


Gladiator

Hook – Gamakatsu T10-6H
Thread - Black
Tail – Dyed red hackle fibers
Rib - Peacock herl
Body - Green floss
Hackle - Grizzly
Wing - Grey Squirrel tail

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Bird's Copper Stone




Bird’s Copper Stone

Hook - Gamakatsu T10-6H
Thread - Red or brown
Tag - Copper wire
Body - Three strands of copper wire twisted together then wrapped
Collar - Brown hackle
Wing - Brown bucktail

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Little White Streamer



Little White Streamer

Hook - Straight eye streamer hook, size 8
Tail - Red hackle fibers
Body - Pearl flat braid
Wing - White polar bear, calf tail (pictured) or goat hair under a small amount of gold and green flash
Throat - Red hackle fibers
Head - White with a small black dot on the sides to represent an eye

Thin Mint Wooly Bugger



Thin Mint Wooly Bugger

Hook – Nymph/streamer style
Bead – Tungsten
Thread – Black
Tail – Olive, brown and black marabou; pearl krystal flash
Ribbing – Pearl krystal flash and copper wire
Body – Peacock herl
Hackle - Brown

Monday, October 21, 2019

Blacknose Dace



Blacknose Dace

Hook - Mustad #3665A, #9575 or #38941, sizes 4 through 12 (size 8 pictured)
Thread - Black
Tag - Red yarn, very short (red antron yarn pictured)
Body - Flat silver tinsel
Wing - (Lower Third) - Polar bear; (Middle Third) - Black bear; (Top Third) - Brown bucktail

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Miramichi Wildcat


Miramichi Wildcat

Hook – Gamakatsu T10-6H
Thread – Black
Tag – Flat gold tinsel
Ribbing – Oval gold tinsel
Body – Rear half – fluorescent red or orange floss, Front half – peacock herl
Throat – Dyed black hackle fibers
Wing – Dyed black squirrel tail

Ladybug


Ladybug

Hook - Gamakatsu T10-6H
Thread - Black
Tag - Oval silver tinsel.
Tail - White hackle fibers
Body - Fluorescent green floss and peacock herl.
Ribbing - Oval silver tinsel.
Hackle - White hackle wound over peacock herl.



Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Munro Killer


Munro Killer

Hook - Gamakatsu T10-6H
Thread - Black

Tag - Oval gold tinsel
Tail - Dyed orange hackle
Body - Black floss or uni-stretch
Ribbing - Oval gold tinsel
Throat - Dyed orange hen hackle and dyed blue guinea fowl over
Wing - Dyed yellow gray squirrel tail

Yellow Killer


Yellow Killer

Hook - Gamakatsu T10-6H
Thread - Black
Tag - Flat silver tinsel.
Tail - Orange hackle fibers
Body - Black chenille
Wing - Yellow calf tail
Throat - Orange hackle
Cheek - Jungle cock


Monday, October 14, 2019

Claret Killer



Claret Killer

Hook - Gamakatsu T10-6H
Thread - Black
Tag - Oval silver tinsel
Ribbing - Oval silver tinsel
Body - Claret wool, dubbing or seal’s fur
Wing - Gray squirrel tail
Collar - Black hackle

Stordal’s Killer



Stordal’s Killer

Hook - Partridge CS 42 size 4-6-8
Thread - Black
Tag - Fine silver wire or oval silver tinsel *
Tail - A few fibers of mallard or teal
Butt - Red fluorescent wool tied much longer than normal
Rib - Oval silver tinsel 
Body - Peacock herl
Beard - A nice bunch of rabbit fur, dyed fluorescent blue or marabou **
Wing - Dyed blue squirrel tail (bottom)
            Fitch tail or dyed black squirrel tail (middle) ***
            Mallard or teal fibers (top)

* I used oval silver tinsel
** I used a bunch of marabou
*** I used dyed black squirrel tail

Harry's Killer



Harry's Killer

Hook - Gamakatsu T10-6H
Thread - Red
Rib - Oval silver tinsel
Body - Flat silver tinsel
Wing - Dyed green gray squirrel tail over pearl krystal flash
Collar - Dyed green hen hackle

Kendall's Killer


Kendall's Killer

Hook - Gamakatsu T10-6H
Thread - Black
Tag - Oval silver tinsel
Tail - Golden pheasant tippets
Rib - Oval silver tinsel
Body - Black floss/uni-stretch
Wing - Dyed yellow gray squirrel tail
Collar - Dyed orange hen hackle

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Dutot Blue Charm



Dutot Blue Charm

Hook - Gamakatsu T10-6H
Thread - Black
Tag - Flat silver tinsel
Tail - Yellow hackle fibers (optional)
Rib - Flat silver tinsel
Body - Black chenille
Wing - Red squirrel
Collar - Blue hen

Stewiacke Special


Stewiacke Special

Hook - Gamakatsu T10-6H
Thread - Red
Tail - Yellow hackle fibers
Rib - Oval gold tinsel 
Body - Black floss or uni-stretch
Throat - Red hackle fibers 
Wing - Black squirrel tail

Yellow Jacket Bucktail/Hairwing


Yellow Jacket Bucktail/Hairwing

Hook - Wet/nymph style
Thread - Black
Tip - Red floss/uni-stretch
Ribbing - Large black nylon or linen thread, 4 turns
Body - Yellow or cream wool
Wing - Brown squirrel tail, brown bear, brown calftail etc
Hackle - Brown

Pacific Northwest fly Patterns