tied by Old Hat Fly Type:Attractor Pattern, Target Species:Steelhead, Recommended Region:Northwest US, Imitation:Stone Flies, Material List: Hook: Targus #6
Tail: Red calf's tail
Tag: Gold tinsel
Rib: Gold braid
Hackle: Badger saddle hackle Tying Instructions: Tie in tail approx length of body. Move thread forward over tail butts creating a smooth body to the eye. tie in hackle concave up with tip over eye. Move back to mid point on shaft and tie in tinsel. Wrap back then forward with the tinsel. Tie in ribbing and then peacock. Move thread to behind eye. Wrap peacock then follow with ribbing in opposite direction. Wrap hackle rearward then move thread through hackle to front and tie off head. Presentation Tips: Dead drift or swing.
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