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Grey Hairwing tied by horseshoeFly Type: Hairwing
, Target Species: Trout
, Recommended Region: Eastern Canada
, Imitation: General Baitfish
, Material List:
•Hook - Sz8 - 2xl Bronze Lure
•Black , Red Thread
•Rib - Gold Mylar uni #14
•Body - Grey Floss
•Wing - Black squirrel tail.
•Hackle - Teal flank
•Collar - Red thread stripe over the black head.
Tie in the mylar above the barb and then move to the side.
Tie in the floss then wrap thread evenly about 3/4 the way up the shaft.
Wrap floss as even as possible up to the thread, tie down and snip off excess.
Wrap mylar once in a band to create tag then wrap up to the thread with about 3-4 wraps.
Tie down securely and snip off excess.
Tie down the squirrel tail, wrap 3-4 times securely, cut off excess at an angle and place a dab of cement before wrapping a few more times to secure.
Tie on teal flank and wrap by palmering a few turns and tie down securely. Snip off access.
Wrap to form head. Whip finish.
Tie on red thread and wrap to form a band/stripe, whip finish and coat with cement.