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. 
    April Fly Of The Month - An Avocado This World
    Thread: Ultra 210 (White)
    Hooks: 2 Mustad 34077-SS O’Shaughnessy Stainless Steel, Size 2
    Rear Hook Tail:
    1. Marabou (Olive Green) 
    2. 2 Strands of Flashabou on each side. (Purple)
    Rear Hook Body:
    1. Crystal Chenille (Tan)
    2. Ringneck Pheasant Spey Feather (Natural) 
    3. Marabou (Yellow Olive) 
    4. 2-3 Strands of UV Crystal Flash on each side. (Gray) 
    Link the rear hook to the front hook using wire, and 2 small copper or green beads. 
    Front Hook Tail (To cover beads): 
    1. Marabou (Olive Green) 
    Front Hook Body - Use less material than rear hook so that there is room for the head: 
    1. Crystal Chenille (Tan)
    2. Ringneck Pheasant Spey Feather (Natural) 
    3. Marabou (Yellow Olive)
    4. Marabou (Olive Green)
    5. 2 pieces of Saddle Hackle on each side. (Olive) 
    6. 2-3 Strands of UV Crystal Flash on each side. (Gray) 
    7. 2-3 Strands of Flashabou on each side. (Purple)
    Head: Large Fish Skull Baitfish Heads (Glue on with Zap-A-Gap) 
    May Fly of the Month- Pastrami on Rye
     
    Thread: Ultra 210 (White)
    Hooks: 2 Mustad 34077-SS O’Shaughnessy Stainless Steel, Size 2
    Rear Hook Tail:
    1. 2 Strands of Saddle Hackle (White) 
    2. 4 Strands of Flashabou on each side. (Purple)
    Rear Hook Body:
    1. 1 Tip of Marabou Feather On Top & 1 On Bottom (Tan On Top, White On Bottom)
    2. Wrap Crystal Chenille (Tan), and then Saddle Hackle (White) on top.
    3. 1 Tip of Marabou Feather On Top & 1 On Bottom (Tan On Top, White On Bottom)
     
    Link the rear hook to the front hook using wire, and 2 small copper or green beads. 
    Front Hook Body - Use less material than rear hook so that there is room for the head: 
    1. 1 Tip of Marabou Feather On Top & 1 On Bottom (Tan On Top, White On Bottom)
    2. Wrap Crystal Chenille (Tan), and then Saddle Hackle (White) on top.
    3. 1 Tip of Marabou Feather On Top & 1 On Bottom (Tan On Top, White On Bottom
    5. 2 pieces of Saddle Hackle on each side. (White) 
    6. 3 Strands of UV Crystal Flash on each side. (Gray) 
    7. 2-3 Strands of Flashabou on each side. (Purple)
    8. 1 Tip of Marabou Feather On Top (Tan) 
    Head: Large Fish Skull Baitfish Heads (Glue on with Zap-A-Gap) 

    June Fly Of The Month: Basic Baitfish

    Thread: Ultra 210 (White)

    Hooks: 2 Mustad 34077-SS O’Shaughnessy Stainless Steel, Size 2

    Rear Hook Tail:

    1. 1 Tip of Marabou Feather On Top & 1 On Bottom (Green On Top, White On Bottom)
    2. Wrap Crystal Chenille (Crystal Pink)
    3.  1 Tip of Marabou Feather On Top & 1 On Bottom (Green On Top, White On Bottom)

    Repeat until you get close to the end of the hook, and at the very end: 

    1. 1 Tip of Marabou Feather On Top & 1 On Bottom (Green On Top, Pink On Bottom)
    2. 7. 2-3 Strands of Flashabou on each side. (Purple)

     

    Link the rear hook to the front hook using wire, and 2 small white beads. 

     

    Front Hook Body - Use less material than rear hook so that there is room for the head: 

    1. Tip of Marabou Feather On Top & 1 On Bottom (Green On Top, White On Bottom). 
    2. Wrap Crystal Chenille (Crystal Pink)
    3.  1 Tip of Marabou Feather On Top & 1 On Bottom (Green On Top, White On Bottom)

    Repeat until you get 2/3 of the way down the hook, and then: 

    1. 1 Tip of Marabou Feather On Top & 1 On Bottom (Green On Top, Pink On Bottom)
    2. 7. 2-3 Strands of Flashabou on each side. (Purple)
    3. 1 Pinch of Fox Tail On Top, and 1 Pinch of Fox Tail On Bottom (Green On Top, White On Bottom)

    Head: Large Fish Skull Baitfish Heads (Glue on with Zap-A-Gap)

    July Fly -  

    Name: Fuzzy Peach (For Pink Salmon) 

    Thread: Ultra 210 (White). 

    Tube: Scandi Style Plastic Tube  

    Rear Shoulder: 

    1. Glow In The Dark Flashabou (Peach/Pink)
    2. UV Crystal Flash (Pink or Purple) 
    3. Schlappen (Hot Peach) 
    4. Marabou (Hot Peach) Note: Strip one side of feather before wrapping.

    Body:

    1. Crystal Chenille (Peace or Light Pink)

    Front Shoulder:

    1. Schlappen (Hot Peach) 
    2. Marabou (Hot Peach) Note: Strip one side of feather before wrapping.
    3. Marabou (Light Pink) Note: Strip one side of feather before wrapping.
    4. Three strips of Krinkle Mirror Flash on each side. (Purple)