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Rusty Rat

tied by Trent_Myer
Fly Type: Hairwing,
Target Species: Atlantic Salmon,
Recommended Region: Northeast US,
Imitation: General Baitfish,
Material List:
Tag: Med Oval Gold Tinsel
Tail: Peacock Swords (4)
Body: 3/4 Golden Orange Floss or Silk 1/4 Peacock Herl
Rib: Small Oval Golden Tinsel
Veiling: Golden Orange Floss or Silk
Wing: Silver Fox Guard Hair
Collar: Grizzly Hen Hackle
Head: Red
Hook: Up eye salmon hook 6 to 2/0

Tying Instructions: Tag: three or four wraps of tinsel

Tail: four Peacock swords tied to extend just passed the bend in the hook

Body: The back 3/4th is tied with floss or silk, the front 1/4 is wrapped peacock herl

Rib: Tied on the underside of the hook and should have five ribs

Veiling: Tied between the floss body and herl, to extend roughly the middle of the tail

Wing: Silver Fox guard hairs are cut cleaned and stacked, the wing should extend to the end of the tail

Collar: The collar is a few wraps of the Hen hackle folded to the rear and should extend roughly to the middle of the body

Head: Red thread

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