Hook:Mustad R74-9672 Size 8 4XL
Thread: UTC ultra thread 70 green.
UnderBody: Lead wrap. Medium 10 wraps.
Body: Hook&Hackle Crystal Chenille, copper small.
Over-body: Wolly Bugger Grizzly hackle, orange.
Tail: Barred Marabou, rust brown.
Head: Entice brass bead, 1/8th, Copper.
Great pattern for Cutthroat, Rainbow or Bulls.
Can be use on a floating line or type 3 depending on your waters.
Coastal Cutthroat beach and lake fishing will never be the same. Pairs well with Popcorn.
May Fly of the Month - The Muppet Nymph
Hook: Hends size 8 or 10.
Bead: 5/32 Brass.
Hook wrap: .020 Lead wire. 8 wraps.
Thread: Veevus 10/0 D12 Olive
Rib: Uni-French Med. Oval Gold
Body Dubbing: Hares Ear Olive
Legs: Natural Pheasant Tail Fibers.
Shell Back: Natural Pheasant Tail Fibers
This fly can be fished in a variety of waters.
Have had great success fishing West Coast Rivers and Creeks for Browns, Bows and Cutthroat. 6x tippett for a stealthy presentation. Also experiment with indicators to control your depth.
June Fly of the Month -SinkPink Minnow
Hook: Size 8 4X Long. Trying using size 10 or size 6 for variety, using bead size to match.
Bead: Hot Pink 7/64.
Thread: Hot Pink Ultra, 140.
Body: Fluorescent Pink Palmer Chenille, Small.
Wing: 4/6 Strands Rainbow or White Crystal Flash.
Over Wing: 6/8 Strands Pink Polar Bear.
Eye: Built up thread, Stick on eye finished with UV Resin until hard.
Pinch Barb, Cast, Land, and Release!
This fly has successfully caught Cutthroat along the BC Coast and a favorite lake. Orginally designed for Pink Salmon used up various Arms and Inlets this fly has turned out to be a versatile pattern to keep in your fly box. Definitely experiment with variations of colour and sizes. The fly tyer knows no limits to creating cool new designs.