A variation of the Orange Heron spey fly and the Intruder. Tied on a 45mm waddington shank, this is an unweighted fly to be swung for Steelhead.
This isn't an Intruder in the true sense of the pattern, but rather a mash-up of the classic Orange Heron fly and the large profile stylings of...
Hamill's Killer with a different cloak. Non-tox underbody optional.
hook - Mustad 79580 #6
thread - Danville 6/0 black
tail - Australian possum tail black/golden pheasant tippets
body - chenille yellow
wing - woodduck flank dyed olive (1tbsp Rit Golden Yellow, 1tsp Rit Dark Green, 1 cup...
Found this version on a UK site. A little bit of flash on the back end to brighten things up.
hook - TMC 5263 #6
thread - UTC 140 hot orange
tag - tying thread
body - medium mylar opal
wing - woodduck flank
hackle - hen cream
mash barb/start thread, wrap to bend and back to 2/3 mark...