tied by sukhoidave Fly Type:Streamers, Target Species:Trout, Recommended Region:Northeast US, Imitation:General Baitfish, Material List: Hook: Daiichi 2271 size 2
Thread: Black 6/0
Body: medium silver mylar tinsel
rib: embossed silver tinsel
wing: white bucktail over which is 3 green saddle hackles tied flat over which is 4 black saddle hackles
cheeks: jungle cock eyes Tying Instructions: materials tied in order listed.
The saddle hackles tied in flat are the tricky part. I cement the hackle quills together. I also cement the jungle cock in place along the center of the wing hackles. Presentation Tips: casting or trolling
Micro Double Sided Clear Lid Waterproof Fly Box - Slit Foam 4" x 3" x 1.3" Perfect size, very sturdy, great price This box is identical to those sold by a major high-end retailer, from whom I bought a larger version before learning of GCO. Same sturdy construction, closure latch, and round waterproof gasket as retailer's (these are NOT the flimsy SA box with flat gasket.). But GCO prices are much better, plus... read more
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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