Body: Pearl diamond braid, wrapped around the shank.
Wing & Tail: Orange zonker strip and a few strands of pearl Krystal Flash.
Gills: Yellow and olive rabbit fur with a few strands of red Krystal Flash.
Eyes & Head: Yellow 3D molded eyes, covered with epoxy at the end.
Tying Instructions: Presentation Tips: I first saw this pattern in a fly shop on the Grand River in Ontario. Seemed too big at the time for browns but I tied up a few anyways and have has pretty good success with them for largemouth and other warm water dwelling species. I'm sure that other bait fish could be imitated by switching the colors of the rabbit fur around.
GC5263 - Nymph & Streamer, 3XL, 2X Heavy, Perfect bend, Forged, Bronze Great Value These are very good hooks. I've used a lot of Daiichi, Dia Riki and Tiemco hooks over the past 20 years and I'd rate these as very close if not nearly identical, in overall quality. They are sharp and appear to be similar in shape and size to the more familiar brands most fly tiers are accustomed to... read more