Discussion in 'Patterns' started by Hans Weilenmann, Sep 6, 2013.

  1. The use of the springier hackle barbs makes for a "skinny" look to the Flight pattern.


    Hook: Kamasan B175 #12
    Thread: Benecchi 12/0, black
    Rib: Wire, silver fine
    Tail: Hackle barbs, dyed bright yellow
    Body: Tying thread
    Wing: Whiting Farms Coq de Leon hen saddle barbs, dark pardo
    Hackle: Cock saddle, dyed black

    Hans W
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  2. That is a unique and attractive fly. It does look fairly sparse; I'd like to give it a try on some local lakes. I don't see yellow used often.
  3. Many of the British and Irish wets have GP crest as the tail. Yellow hackle barbs, or GP breast feather barbs are much easier to deal with.

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