Saturday, January 23, 2021

Icy Heron (Variant)

 


Icy Heron (Variant)

Category – Nymph

Hook – Mustad R50-94840, size 10-16

Thread – Gray or black

Tail – Coq de Leon

Ribbing – Silver wire

Body – *Heron or equivalent substitute

Wing case – Peacock ice dubbing fibers

Thorax – *Squirrel or hares ear

Coat the wing case with UV Resin

*I substituted gray goose fibers for the body and gray hares ear dubbing for the thorax

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Thursday, January 21, 2021

Clouser Minnow

 

Clouser Minnow

Category - Nymph/Streamer/Baitfish

Hook - Fresh or saltwater style

Thread - White

Eyes/Weight - Lead dumbbell/hourglass eyes, whatever color you like

Belly - White bucktail hairs

Flash - Pearl krystal flash

Back - Chartreuse bucktail hairs

Everybody has an opinion on how sparse or thick you're supposed tie this fly but it is entirely up to YOU  

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Garry Dog

 

Garry Dog

Category - Hairwing Atlantic Salmon Fly

Hook - Gamakatsu T10-6H

Thread - Black

Tag - Oval silver tinsel

Butt - Yellow uni stretch

Tail - Golden pheasant crest

Ribbing - Oval silver tinsel

Body - Black uni stretch

Throat - Dyed blue guinea hackle fibers

Wing - Yellow over red bucktail

Head - UV Resin

Sunday, January 17, 2021

Gartside Sparrow

 


Gartside Sparrow

Category - Nymph/Streamer

Hook - R73-9671
Thread - Gray
Tail - Pheasant rump marabou
Body - Dubbing
Hackle - Pheasant rump feather
Head - Pheasant filoplume/aftershaft feather

Saturday, January 16, 2021

St Estephe

 


St Estephe

Category - Atlantic Salmon

Hook - Gamakatsu T10-6H

Thread - Black

Tag - Oval gold tinsel

Ribbing - Oval gold tinsel

Body - Red yarn

Collar - Red hackle

Wing - Black calf tail

Head - UV Resin

Winter Sunset


Winter Sunset


Category - Atlantic Salmon


Hook - Gamakatsu T10-6H

Thread - Black

Tag - Oval gold tinsel

Tail - Red hackle fibers

Ribbing - Oval gold tinsel

Body - Orange and purple yarn

Collar - Purple hackle

Wing - White calf tail

Head - UV Resin

Thursday, January 14, 2021

Bling Midge

 


Bling Midge

Category - Midges

Hook - Your favorite style

Thread - Your favorite color

Body - Tying thread

Thorax - Tinsel and tying thread

Thread Frenchie

 


Thread Frenchie

Category - Nymph/Midge fly

Hook - Straight or jig style

Bead - Brass or tungsten, gold, silver, black etc

Thread - Your favorite color

Tail - Coq de Leon feather fibers

Ribbing - Silver, gold, copper wire

Body - Tying thread

Thorax - Ice dubbing in pink, orange, yellow etc


New Trick Soft Hackle (Purple)

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New Trick Soft Hackle (Purple)

Category - Soft Hackle

Hook - Curved or straight shank 

Thread - Purple

Ribbing - Silver wire

Body - Tying thread

Thorax - Purple wool, ice dubbing etc

Hackle - Grizzly, partridge, grouse etc

Head - UV Resin

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Springer

 


Springer

Category - Atlantic Salmon

Hook - Gamakatsu T10-6H

Thread - Black

Tag - Oval silver tinsel

Tail - Golden pheasant crest

Ribbing - Oval silver tinsel

Body - Green wool yarn and peacock herl

Collar - Yellow hackle

Wing - Dyed green squirrel tail

Head - UV Resin



Bloody Baitfish

 

Bloody Baitfish

Category - Atlantic Salmon

Hook - Gamakatsu T10-6H

Thread - Black

Tag - Oval silver tinsel

Tail - Red hackle fibers

Ribbing - Oval silver tinsel

Body - Flat silver tinsel

Collar - Red hackle

Wing - Dyed blue squirrel tail

Head - UV Resin

Blue Boy

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Blue Boy

Category - Atlantic Salmon

Hook - Gamakatsu T10-6H

Thread - White and Black

Tag - Flat silver tinsel

Top - Fluorescent white floss

Tail - Silver pheasant tippets

Butt - Black wool

Ribbing - Flat silver tinsel

Body - Blue floss

Throat - Grizzly hackle fibers

Wing - Gray squirrel tail

Head - Solarez Bone Dry UV Resin

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Trinity Gray

 

 


Trinity Gray

Category - Steelhead

Hook - Gamakatsu T10-6H

Thread - Black

Tail - Grizzly hackle tops

Ribbing - Oval silver tinsel

Body - Gray Chenille

Hackle - Grizzly

Trinity Brown

 


Trinity Brown

Category - Steelhead

Hook - Gamakatsu T10-6H

Thread - Black

Tail - Brown hackle tips

Ribbing - Oval silver tinsel

Body - Brown Chenille

Hackle - Brown

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Sunday, January 10, 2021

Big Henry

 


Big Henry

Category - Steelhead

Hook - Gamakatsu T10-6H 

Thread - Red

Tail - Golden pheasant crest

Body - Rear 2/3 blue heron herl ribbed with gold wire, front 1/3 claret polar bear fur dubbing

Hackle - Dark blue dun, long

Head - Solarez Bone Dry UV Resin

Substitute for blue heron herl - gray condor, gray goose etc

Substitute for claret polar bear fur - claret hares ear dubbing