tied by peter.simonson Fly Type:Streamers, Target Species:Trout, Recommended Region:Northeast US, Imitation:General Baitfish, Material List: Hook: Sealey 1797J #2
Tag: Wide silver mylar tinsel
Body: Red floss
Rib: Narrow embossed silver tinsel
Belly: Red bucktail
Throat: Pink hackle fibers
Underwing: 4 peacock herls
Wing: White hackles (4), with pink hackle about 1/4 shorter
Shoulder: Red hen feather, trimmed to heart shape
Cheek: Jungle cock Tying Instructions: The usual Rengeley tie EXCEPT:
Trim the hen feather shoulder by snipping the stem (rachis) about 3/16 don from the tip. Round off the remaining lobes with fine scissors.
GC3769 - Wet Fly & Nymph, 2X Heavy, Sproat bend, Bronze Decent find! Though I've yet to fish with them, these hooks seem well worth the money so far. When tying on them you get plenty of time to look them over and test their strength somewhat. They're sharp with well-formed eyes and seem plenty sturdy enough to land most fish I'll likely tag with them.
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