Hook: Heritage 8/0 LS
Tag: Vintage embossed copper tinsel, UNI-Presentation flat oval tinsel followed with herl dyed black, yellow floss over flat silver tinsel, ribbed & counter ribbed with XS oval silver UNI-Tinsel, veiled below with Reeves Pheasant dyed pumpkin, Parakeet.
Tail: Golden Pheasant veiled with herl dyed black.
Butt: Hand made lampglass bead by Kristy Bell
Body: Built up and covered by many (40 to 50) Parakeet feathers
Throat: Polar Bear dyed green
Sides: Jungle Cock, Palawan Peacock Pheasant
Topping: Golden Pheasant, Lady Amherst Pheasant
Tying Instructions: This fly is named for our friend Bud's wife Darla.
Waterproof Fly Box - Slit Foam 6.5" x 4" x 1.5" Great waterproof fly box With the unusually hot and wet fall this year in Alaska, I have been wading near the chest line of my waders too often. Since I am a relic and still like a fishing vest, my fly pockets get soaked. These boxes keep my flies dry and the hooks don't rust. Big improvement on old school fly boxes.... read more