Saturday, June 12, 2021

Northern Lights

 


Northern Lights

Hook - Any curved style
Thread - Black
Ribbing - Gold wire
Body - Peacock tinsel
Thorax - Peacock herl
Hackle - Hungarian partridge


Friday, June 11, 2021

Natant Nylon Nymph

 



Natant Nylon Nymph
Originator: Charles Brooks

Hook - 2XL dry-fly hook, #8 - #18

Thread - Brown 8/0

Tail - Mottled brown hen hackle

Body - Brown wool yarn

Ribbing - Gold wire

*Suspender pod - Ball of tan poly dubbing wrapped in nylon stocking mesh

Legs - Mottled brown hen hackle

* For the suspender pod, I used a piece of white foam trimmed to shape.

Walmart was out of my size nylons to wrap the poly dubbing in

Thursday, June 10, 2021

Golden Stonefly

 


Golden Stonefly

Hook - Mustad R74-9672

Thread - Brown

Under body - Nymph Form

Tail - Brown goose biots

Ribbing - Copper wire

Body - Golden stonefly color dubbing

Wing case - Turkey tail feather

Legs - Brown goose biots

Thorax - Golden stonefly color dubbing


Nymph Form



Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Cajun Coachman




Cajun Coachman

Hook - Mustad S82-3906B, size 10-12

Thread - Black

Body - Rear half, red Uni-Stretch; front half, peacock herl

Throat - Brown hackle barbs

Wing - A section of black-and-white barred wood duck flank feather

Monday, June 7, 2021

Sand Fly Nymph

 


Sand Fly Nymph

Hook - Mustad S82-3906, size 6-14

Thread - Brown

Tail - White marabou

Ribbing - Yellow thread

Body - Dark brown floss

Hackle - Ginger/dark ginger tied on as  collar

This fly was developed years ago by Terry Bryant of Spokane, Washington

Popular Fly Patterns - Terry Hellekson

Peacock Blue

 


Peacock Blue

Hook - Mustad S80-3906, size 10-14

Thread - Black

Tail - 3-4 Peacock blue sword fibers

Body - Synthetic peacock dubbing

Legs - Teal feather fibers

Popular Fly Patterns - Terry Helleckson

Olive and Brown

 


Olive and Brown

Hook - Mustad S82-3606B, size 10-16
Thread - Black
Tail - Peacock sword fibers
Ribbing - Oval gold tinsel
Body - Olive dubbing
Thorax - Peacock herl
Hackle - Soft furnace tied on as a collar

Popular Fly Patterns - Terry Helleckson

Saturday, June 5, 2021

Mattie's Mistake

 


Mattie's Mistake


Atlantic Salmon


Hook - Gamakatsu T10-6H

Thread - Black

Tag - Oval gold tinsel

Tail - Golden pheasant tippets

Butt - Hot orange chenille

Ribbing - Oval gold tinsel

Body - Fluorescent green wool

Wing - Black squirrel tail

Hackle - Orange, collar style


Hair-Wing Atlantic Salmon Flies - Keith Fulsher & Charles Krom

Thursday, June 3, 2021

POP Fly

 


POP Fly

(Partridge Orange Peacock)

Hook - Mustad S80-3906
Thread - Black
Tag - Flat silver tinsel
Body - Orange uni stretch
Thorax - Peacock herl
Hackle - Hungarian partridge

Ray Lewis (letmgo) design

Monday, May 31, 2021

Balalock

 


Balalock

Hook - Mustad R73-9671, size 8-12

Thread - Olive

Tail - Dyed olive hackle stems tied in a V

Body - Olive dun dubbing

Wing case - Dyed olive goose quill section tied in over the thorax

Legs - Ginger variant hackle wrapped through the thorax

Thorax - Olive dun dubbing

Popular Fly Patterns - Terry Helleckson

Pussycat

 


Pussycat

Hook - Mustad 38941, size 6-10
Thread - Gray
Tail - Greenish gray cock ring neck pheasant rump feather fibers
Body - Dubbed muskrat, beaver and olive synthetic fur mixed in equal parts
Legs - Greenish gray cock ring neck pheasant rump feather fibers
Wing case - Mottled brown cock ring neck body feather tied in at 
the head and extending over 1/3 of body

Popular Fly Patterns - Terry Hellekson

The Nicole

 


The Nicole

Hook - Gamakatsu T10-6H

Thread - Black

Tip - Oval gold tinsel

Ribbing - Flat gold tinsel

Body - Orange floss/uni stretch

Throat - Ginger hackle fibers

Wing - 2 segments of mottled turkey wing feathers




Sunday, May 30, 2021

Pearl Lantern Perdigon

 


Pearl Lantern Perdigon

Hook - Barbless, size 14-18

Bead - Black nickel

Thread - Cream

Tail - Coq de Leon

Ribbing - Wire

Body - Pearl tinsel

Hot Spot - Hot orange thread


Saturday, May 29, 2021

Butano/Fire Starter

 


Butano/Fire Starter Perdigon Nymph

Hook - Any brand jig style nymph hook
Bead - Silver slotted style
Weight - .015 lead/lead free wire
Thread - Fluorescent orange
Tail - Coq de Leon
Body - Fluorescent orange krystal flash
Hot spot - Tying thread
Wing pad - Black nail polish or black uv resin
Overcoat the fly with clear uv resin


Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Francis

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Francis

Ribbing - Dark red floss

Body - Peacock herl

Wing - Jungle cock body feathers back to back

Collar - Grizzly hen