Jesse Paulsen's Flies

February Fly Of The Month - Morning Caviar (Tube Fly For Steelhead or Salmon) 

Thread: I use ultra 210 (White). 

Tube: Scandi Style Plastic Tube 

Rear Shoulder: 

  1. Glow In The Dark Flashabou (Peach/Pink)
  2. Crosscut Rabbit Strips (Two Tone Peachy Pink) 
  3. Marabou (White) Note: Strip one side of feather before wrapping.

Body:

  1. Pearl Uni-Mylar 

Front Shoulder:

  1. Schlappen (Peach) 
  2. Marabou (White) Note: Strip one side of feather before wrapping.
  3. Two strips of Krinkle Mirror Flash on each side. (Purple) 
Optional: You can add a cone head for added weight. I make them with & without for different water conditions. 

Tube: Scandi Style Plastic Tube 

 

Note Before Tying: Less is more on this one. You only need 2-3 wraps of each material.

 

March Fly Of The Month: Sugar Plums (Steelhead Intruder)

Rear Shoulder: 

  1. lce Dub UV (Light Grey)
  2. Schlappen (Light Pink or Peach) 
  3. 2 strips of Natural White & Black Hackle, one on each side. 
  4. Marabou (Light Pink) Note: Strip one side of feather before wrapping.
  5. Marabou (Bubble Gum or Hot Pink) Note: Strip one side of feather before wrapping.
  6. 3-4 Strands of Flashabou on each side. (Purple)

Body:

  1. Pearl or Pink Uni-Mylar  

Front Shoulder:

  1. lce Dub UV (Light Grey) 
  2. Schlappen (Hot Pink) 
  3. Marabou (Shrimp Pink or Coral Pink) Note: Strip one side of feather before wrapping.
  4. 4 Crazy Legs (Hot Pink/Florescent Orange) Spaced Evenly Around The Fly. I tie mine in backwards first, and then flip them back on themselves. It helps push them out & away from the tube. 
  5. 3-4 Strands of Flashabou on each side. (Purple)
  6. Guinea Fowl (Natural)
  7. Pink cone head.