what do you think?

Beachmen

Active Member
#1
i am a pro tier and was playing with a new color and on a small shank for steelhead. just wanted some thought on this fly. its Steelhead Orange. i love this color. its new from Fish Hunter and im having a blast with it. mixing it with everything and has been working great in the salt water for SRC and Residential coho.
 

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Dumbfounded
#2
That's a nice color of orange for steelhead. In theory, it should work (if steelhead existed) :)

Looks good to me.
 

Pat Lat

Mad Flyentist
#9
I like it, it looks fluttery
the collar makes it just a little darker at the head which is nice, I bet when it gets wet it will have a very barred look.
No flash? I think a few strands of crystal would look nice
cool tie
 

Beachmen

Active Member
#14
Beachmen,

It is very nice. Could you please provide a recipe? I too like the addition of the orange saddle hackles.

Thanks,
tail: Steelhead Orange saddle hackle
body: Salmon uz estaz
Under callorr: Dark Lilac hackle
Under Wing Flash: Gold flashabou
wing: SteelHead Orange Marabou
Callor: Orange Guinea
Thread: hot red.

i tied this on a 25mm skull head shank. also keep in mind that the SteelHead Orange color is a very new color from Fish Hunter so if you have a local shop that has Fish Hunter keep an eye out it should be showing up very soon. My Dad is Rueben he works there so i get to play and ee what i can do with a lot of the new colors. Puget Sound is one shop that i know has Fish Hunter.

also if you want to see many more of my flies check out my facebook page. BeachMen Fly Tying
 
#15
yes i am. u tied 95% of Gig harbors salt water flies till about 3 weeks ago. did that for 4 years. now i am tying for Puget Sound. Also Ross lake and fisherman that want my SRC flies.
Thats cute. It's funny when people claim to be pros at anything on the internet. Anyway, cool fly.
 

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