Monday, November 30, 2015

Foam Crane Fly

Hook - Dry Fly (Size 12)
Thread - Uni-Thread 8/0 (Lt. Cahill)
Body - Foam (Tan)
Wings - Grizzly Hackle
Legs -  Pheasant Tail (Hand Knotted)

Monday, November 23, 2015

Byron's Knucklehead (and Baby)

This is a normal sized Byron's Knucklehead (Size 6) and
a Baby version that I tried with a Size 16 hook.

Just a few ingredients are needed:
Size 6 Hook (but can be scaled to any size hook)
Foam (any color)
Rubber Legs
Crystal Flash
Eyes (made by Wapsi)

For detailed tying instructions, click HERE

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Deer Hair Popper

First attempt at a stacked deer hair fly.

Hook - Size 2/0
Tail - Marabou (Olive and Yellow); Crystal Flash
Body - Wapsi Deer Belly Hair (Black, Green, and Yellow)
Legs - Rubber Legs (Yellow and hand stripped black)
Eyes - Flymen Fishing Co. Living Eyes (Earth color)

Monday, November 9, 2015

Dee Fly

Dee Fly (my own design)

Hook - #4 (modified to make it blind eye)
Thread - Uni-thread 8/0 (Black)
Tag - Oval Tinsel - Small (Silver)
Body - Danville Floss (Black)
Rib - Oval Tinsel - Small (Silver)
Body Hackle - Golden Pheasant Body Feathers
Throat - Schlappen Feathers (Hot Orange)
Wing - Turkey Tail
Sides - Jungle Cock Eye
Eye - Silk Gut

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Grey Streamer

Grey Streamer (my own design)

Hook - #6 Streamer
Thread - Uni-thread 8/0 (Black)
Tag - UTC Mylar Tinsel - Medium (Silver)
Body - Uni-Floss (Orange)
Rib - UTC Mylar Tinsel - Medium (Silver)
Throat - Buck Tail (White)
Wing - Peacock Herl and Grizzly Rooster Hackle
Sides - Jungle Cock Spade Feather

Monday, November 2, 2015

Fly Tyers Weekend

Fly Tyers Weekend is less than a week away. November 7 and 8.
CLICK HERE for details and the tying demonstration schedule.