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White Lightning

Category - Salmon

Hook - Up eye salmon style

Thread - Black

Tip - Oval gold tinsel

Tag - Yellow floss or uni stretch

Tail - Golden pheasant crest

Ribbing - Oval gold tinsel

Body - Black floss or uni stretch

Throat - Orange hackle fibers

Wing - White calf tail

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flytire - You sure crank out some good looking flies. At the pace I tie it would take me a couple of years to tie the quantity you do.

Question - Do you tie just one of each pattern or something like a 1/2 dozen or so for the fly box? 

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i tie one each of a given pattern and try to tie a different one every day

i want to get better at tying these hairwing style salmon and steelhead flies

 

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That's without a doubt a good way to learn the various styles and techniques for tying these flies. Keep'em coming....

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