Pattern Flight

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


Active Member
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.