Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Grayling Witch, Grayling Steel Blue, Ke-He, Bradshaw's Fancy & The Witch


Grayling Witch

Tail – Red floss
Ribbing – Flat silver tinsel
Body – Green peacock herl
Hackle – Blue dun

Reference – Perrault’s Standard Dictionary of Fishing Flies (page 114)


Grayling Steel Blue

Tip – Flat silver tinsel
Tag – Orange floss
Ribbing – Gold wire
Body – Thin peacock herl
Hackle – Blue dun palmered

Reference – Perrault’s Standard Dictionary of Fishing Flies (page 114)



Ke-He

Tail - Red floss with golden pheasant tippets below or above
Body - Peacock herl
Hackle - Brown

Reference – Perrault’s Standard Dictionary of Fishing Flies (page 156)





Bradshaw’s Fancy

Tag - Red floss or antron yarn (pictured)
Body - Peacock herl
Hackle - Grey hackle
Peak - Red floss or antron yarn (pictured)


The Witch

Tail - Ibis (red floss pictured)
Body - Bright green peacock sword fibers, 2-3 strands twisted
Ribbing - Flat gold tinsel

Hackle - Honey dun

Reference - Grayling Fishing in South Country Streams – H. A. Rolt

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