tied by Joe Hard Fly Type:Egg/Sac, Target Species:Steelhead, Recommended Region:Eastern Canada, Material List: Hook; Daiichi X510 #8
Thread; Black red or orange etc.
Tag; Flat silver tinsel
Tail; Whit ostrich herl
Body; A mix of orange, pink/white/bright red congo hair, and pink hot glue, can use any egg glue colour or congo hairs
Eyes/head; Melted 20 pound maxima, figure 8 wrapped with a few strands of white ostrich herl Tying Instructions: Attach thread and lay a thread base to just above hook point. Add tag of flat silver tinsel 3 wraps down and back. Attach a short tail of about 6 or 7 white ostrich herls. Wind the thread forward over the herl to just before the eye of the hook. Clip off 3 or 4 of the herls, and leave the rest of the herl tags hanging out over the hook eye. Make a thread bump about 1 eye space back and attach mono eyes directly behind the bump. Behind the eyes attach the ostrich herl by the tips and twist into rope. figure 8 wrap the eyes with the herl rope and tie off behind eyes. pull the remaining tags of the herl hanging out over the eye back and tie down behind eyes.
Take a clump of brushed out congo hair and tie it on top of the hook shank. in the middle between eyes and tail. trim so that there is about an inch of tag sticking up so that it stays on top of the hook forming a V. Do the same to the near and far side of the shank. Wen all three clumps are tied on pull up on the clumps so that they are alltogether in one clump and wrap thread arround the base of the clump, like a parachute post. tie off thread whith several half hitches or whip finish. Behid or in front of congo hair clump. Add a ead of hot glue to bottom and bowth sides and let dry. Clip and preen congo hair Presentation Tips: This fly can be fished like and egg or nymph. twitching to add movement. Use for any fish that feeds on fry, alvein or eggs in rivers streams or lakes
Micro Double Sided Clear Lid Waterproof Fly Box - Slit Foam 4" x 3" x 1.3" Outstanding Little Go To Box This little Micro Box is exactly the kind of fly box that every serious fly fisherman has to have.... (you will want to have 2).. It is the perfect very small box that will fit into any small pocket, vest pocket, wader pocket... anywhere and will be a go to box for me when I am small Tenkara Rod fis... read more
Waterproof Fly Box - Slit Foam 6.5" x 4" x 1.5" Good Deal on a Microslit Fly Box I just received mine and don't know how it will hold up. I stocked it up and went fishing today for the first time. It worked great (other than perhaps scaring the trout away). The latch, hinges, and microslits all worked flawlessly.
I bought a similar box that was much more expensive and i... read more
GC3761 - Wet Fly & Nymph, 1XL, 2X Heavy, Sprout bend, Bronze As usual another quality product from Will & Co I tie & donate hundreds of flies every winter.I need a good hook at a reasonable price.These are exactly what I am looking to use.I have looked through the packages & tied on about three dozen hooks and have seen no defects or flaws of any kind. I would highly recommed to a friend.Bud... read more