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Grey Ghost Bouface, variation tied by Joe Hard Fly Type: Streamers
Target Species: Trout
Recommended Region: Eastern Canada
Imitation: General Baitfish
Hook TMC 300 size 2
Thread black 8/0 uni with a stripe of red Danvilles 6/0 Flymaster at head
Tail 2 crests
First rib silver wire
Tail wing Natural grey rabbit strip marked with grey, light blue and red markers
Second rib flat silver mylar
Body Pumpkin uni stretch in a bobbin, wrapped 4 times with a taper. (to make it fat)
Collar Natural rabbit strip wrapped 2 times
Throat 4 strands of peacock herl and a small clump of deer belly hair
Sides silver pheasant
Beard the marabou fluff from a yellow schalpen hackle
cement/glue two coats of sally hansen and one coat of clear head cement. Zap a gap.
Tie on the crests for tail. advance thread to near eye and attach silver wire on the bottom of the hook shank and wind thread rearward to where tail is attached. Attach wing/tail rabbit strip with a few firm wraps. Just in front add the silver mylar rib. Attach Uni stretch, and advance tying thread to near eye of hook. Wind the uni stretch forward and back about 4 times, to build a big fat tapered body. tie off near eye. spiral wrap the second rib forward. Pull the tail/wing rabbit strip forward and tie off with about 4 wraps. Leaving enough room for the same strip to be palmer wrapped twice, and remainder of fly. Moisten the wing part of the rabbit strip and spiral wrap the first wire rib just behind the second mylar rib. Make one turn with the wire where the wing strip is attached near the eye to secure and then in front of the strip and tie off wire with about 8 firm wraps forward. twist off the wire and then make neat thread wraps back to where the wing strip is attached near eye. Take a bodkin/needle and place a drop of zap a gap on it. dab the rear wing/tail tie in point to secure it and make it durable. While it dries add markings to the rabbit strip. (I did this because the hide strip was really white. I know it will darken but thought the added colour would look good. Oh yea dont hit the body with the marker like I did). Add throat the palmer wrap collar. Add sides, beard and cheeks. Form a neat thread head, then add stripe of red and cement head.
Fish as a streamer, or as a wet fly for steelhead or salmon. who knows many species have been taken on a grey ghost.
Other Flies Tied by Joe Hard
Dark Orange rRbber One Jock Scott wet Silver doctor Attractor Wulff shad darts J.S. Streamer Schnarchzapfen 2 Schnarchzapfen 1 Schnarchzapfen streamer Schnarchzapfen (mom style) Display flies The Skory Line, (freestyle MOM type) Golden Tan Little Dee Solstice Magic Hacking and Hope'n OarngeAlly's Shrimp varration Daryn's Prawn (prototype) Salmonfly Ghost Sammi's Witch Royal Coachman Double Dee Tubers Gold/Damsel Green Bugger Joe Hard/Red Rover 2/CSS Early Season Brown Trout Streamers Joe Hard Red Rover/ CSS Wooly Bugger Black Orchid Midnight Sun Bucktail/Yak Clouser, approx 8'' Green Rattler, MOM style purple bass candy Half and Half variation Kori Montreal Variation Balizas (Spanish Lighthouse) Jointed Bluegill Ellie Belle Dee St Patrick's Dee Silver Leon Chartreuse T&A Bunker variation Polar bear deciver, circle hook T&A Bunker Varation Martinek's Night Hawk Variation Press'n'Seal Hopper Contest hairwing, 2006 Rich Widow Grey Ghost Silver Doctor Hatch-ling Blacky 2005 Canadian Stamp flies Alexander Keith's I.P.A. Fly Quick mouse Silver Ipu Heke San Nicolas Thunder and Lightning Pheasant Tail Nymphs, (Yellow, Orange, Green, Purple) Lady Caroline Orange Herron Dee White Winged Akroyd Ghost Stone Winters Hope spey Steelhead Nymph 2 Feb. Homework, G.H. attempt 2 Prince Edward, (P.E.I. Fly) Green Highlander No secerets in a Blind Mans Cave Steelhead nymph 1 Un named wet ? Black Prince Cosseboom Brads Brat variation Skykomish Sunrise Black Gordon Umpqua Purple Peril Variation Del Cooper, a.k.a. Surgeon General Candy Cane Christmas Lady Congo Hair Gaspereau Spawning Dace (Educator) (White barred wool head) Madona Foxy Green Chinchilla (Sparrow) Disco slider Bucktail 1/2 & 1/2 Two Wire Stone Durham Ranger Double D.R. Akroyd/Dee Durham Ranger Hairwing Durham Ranger Streamer Durham Ranger "Orvis Whore", 6 pack Magog Smelt, variation Supervisor, variation Grizzly King Grizzly King Strip Leech Black Badgered Ghost Tiger Ghost Fushia Steelhead Disco Bunny Disco Worms Chartreuse Thinngy Flatwing, yellow/chartreuse Starrs Point Silver Secret No name wool head wet Steelhead/salmon Bloody Butcher No name wet fly resting damsel Silver Kingfisher Woodstock, Mistaken Identity Green Street Sparkle Back Crease Fly 200,000 posts Duckydoty fly(hairwing) Blue Dragon (C.S.) 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Damsel green marabou muddler Mikey Finn Another wee stoater. Dargonfly Nymph first one Little purple little yellow sally Rubber legged Golden Stone Black Hellgramite nymph catapiler Duster Shiner Jungle bug Daryns cray camo stone chartreuse/grey marabou deceiver yellow duster minnow Viking general marabou assasion black bunny green butt buck bug Rage Birthday 2 birthday fly The Brookie Educator Barnyard Greenhiglander J.H. Parr Cougar (D.T.C.) Nefoundland Nerdling Giant Waterbug Steelhead Nymph Marabou Black Ghost beaded hollow fly foam hopper Metalic Dun Pass lake sealed brown turkey bloddy yellow bugger Black Fox 242 Hl prince agravator nymph Black Fox 242 hl streamer snowshoe black gnat olive grizz top water Conehead bucktail deciver foam frog Queen of the waters Wool Dragon Cheater yellow trout nymph Cougar/Flatwing O.O.B.-O.O.K Panfish topwater Black Fox Red butt Gold Ribbed two dogs Fransiscan Black Hellgramite Streamer wounded wool baitfish
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