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Tag flat silver tinsel and purple glow floss
Tail purple crest and kingfisher
Body blue flat braid and FL. purple seal
Ribs blue flat braid
Body hackle FL purple goose
Throat blue genuia
Wing Blue badger neck
Start thread and tie in flat tinsel
Wrap tinsel down and back and tie off
Wrap floss down and back. Leave part of the tinsel exposed for a tip
Add crest and kingfisher for the tail
Wrap forward 1/3 from tail and tie in flat braid and wrap down and back.
Tie in rib and body hackle
Dubb on the seal
Add 4 ribs
Follow the ribs with the body hackle
Add the throat
Add wing tie it on trim and finnish the head
A great fish cought on the JD on a fly i tied Thanks for the pic. Shelly
Tie in the Gut, Build the underbody with UTC 140 white thread, Change thread to UTC 70 where the tail should be, wrap down the body and tie in tag wrap 5 wraps of tinsel tie out trim and tie in the rib for the tag and wrap you thread back to the beginning spot.
Tie in silk for tag, wrap down and back, tie out, wrap rib over tag tie out.
Tie in GP crest as tail and Kingfisher veiling to veil the tail.
Make butt with ostrich herl, tie out
Tie three ribs (Small oval, varigated flat gold, small oval) wrap forward to 2/3 of the body tie in silk wrap down and back tie out and rib it tie out.
Tie in Jungle Cock as the body veiling along the side of the body.
Tie in the Center wings along top and bottom.
Tie in second butt of ostrich herl.
Wrap forward to the front of the hook tie in the Gold varigated Flat tinsel wrap down and back tie out.
Tie in front wings top and bottom
Tie in Jungle Cock sub wings top and bottom.
Tie in Kingfisher Cheeks, tie in GP Crest top and bottom tie out finish head and whip finish.
Thanks for looking
The month of June if you spend $25.00 or more per order at Steelhead Junkies your name will go in for a drawing for 5 feather wing spey flies. Each time you make an order of $25.00 or more you will get a chance to win these flies.
The following pictures on the 5 flies you might get to add to your fly box.
A summer hairwing
Tag silver oval
Tail orange GP crest
Body First 1/4 hot pink bubbing second 3/4 purple dubbing
Rib silver oval
Body hackle dyed hot pink silver badger saddle take to extra turns at the throat
Wing white polar bear
Cheeks Jungle cock
Topping orange GP crest
1 Start thread and wrap back to point of the hook
Tie in tinsle and make tag
Tie in tail
Tie in ostrch hurl and wrap to make butt
Dubb first 1/4 of the body
Tie in the ribb and body hackle
Dubb the rest of the body
Ribb the body
Rap the body hackle tight behind the rib
Tie in the wing. Trim and cover the exposed butt ends with thin head cement
Tie in jungle cock cheeks
Tie on the topping crest
Finnish head and aply head cement
Now go swing some fly’s
Tag – Red Halographic Tinsel
Tail – Golden Pheasant Crest
Butt – Black Ostrich
Body – 1st Half – Red Brassie Wire
2nd Half – Fuschia Seal Dubbing
Rib – Red Halographic Tinsel over seal dubbing
Body Hackle – start at seal dubbing – Purple tip Fuschia Maribou
Thoart – Teal
Wing – Dyed Hot pink badger neck
1) Build under body as shown in previous step by steps – UTC 140. Then tie in black UTC 70 where you want the tail and butt to be.
2) Tie in tinsel and wrap down and back to create tag. Then coat throughly with thinned down head cement and let dry.
3) Tie in tail.
4) Tie in ostrich herl and make butt and tie in red brassie wire for 1st half of body.
5) Wrap wire to create body.
6) Tie in rib and body hackle.
7) Dub 2nd half of body.
9) Tie in teal for thoart strip one side and take one turn.
10) Select for neck hackles for the wing, then mount and finish head.
Thanks for looking!!!!
Playing with some new feathers. I like the looks of this fly and I would fish it with confidence
Hook AJ 1.5 Silver
Tip Silver Oval X small
Tag Purple floss
Tail Purple GP Crest with Purple GP Tippet
Butt Black Ostrich hurl
Rib Med. Silver oval
Body first 2/3 Lt. Claret floss remander Lt. Claret dubbing
Body hackle Lt. Claret GP Flank
Wing 4 Blue Flame Funky Feathers [ from John Mclain ]
Topping Purple GP Crest
Start thread and wrap to just beond the hook point
Tie in tip and take 4 wraps. Then move thread forward to were you wont the tail. Then tie in floss for the tag. Then wrap floss down to the tip and back and tie off.
Tie in the tail
Tie in the tail vailing [ my spelling sucks ]
Tie in the hurl and make the butt
Now I tie in the ribb. Then I wrap forward to were I wont my silk to start. Then I wrap back and forth to tapper the under body
Now tie in silk and wrap it down and back
Now tie in the body hackle
Now dubb the frount of the body
Wrap the ribbs forward 5 wraps
Wrap the body hackle fallowing the ribbs
Tie in the throat and wrap. [ I strip 1 side and take 2 wraps ]
Slect 4 feathers for the wing and tie it in
Tie in the topping or crest over the wing
Thanks for looking. And don’t be afraid to leve some feedback on what you think of my site.
Hope to get some new product up on the site in the next couple of days
Thanks again Rocky always a JUNKIE
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So please come back and check out the new stuff
I started fishing at a young age with worms and bobbers when my father would take me to a local lake. We caught various panfish and bass and had a great time. When I got a little older, I was able to tag along with my dad and his brothers and fish for stocked Trout on local streams. At that time the only way to get rubber hip waders to fit me was by wearing sneakers inside them. It didn’t matter to me as long as I was able to go fishing.
Before I hit my teens, my father gave me my first fly rod which was actually his at one point. It was an old Cortland rod with an automatic fly reel. I liked it, but I could catch more with a spinning rod during early spring, so the fly rod didn’t hit the water until the few and far between hatches would start. When Dad was catching more than me, it was time to switch tactics.
At about 9 years old, I started tying flies since I thought it was cool to catch something on a fly my Dad tied, so I had to try and tie my own. I still remember the first time I tried to tie a fly, using the Knoll fly tying book with paintings of various flies. I showed my father that night, he went through his materials and gave me furs, feathers, some synthetics, hooks, along with other odds and ends such as tools. All of which fit nicely in and old cardboard ski boot box. A TV dinner tray was my fly tying station for quite a few years.
During that period my fly tying consisted of mostly trout flies with a few flies tied for fishing in local ponds and lakes. I’d look at flies in my father’s fly boxes, his book collection, purchased flies, or find one in a catalog and try to re-create it for my use. When I had some finished I would show Dad and he would tell me what looked good and what I needed to improve upon. As most of you know, proportions were the toughest part, along with using too much material and too many thread wraps.
Spring fishing trips to Pine Creek (Slate Run, PA) were what I lived for when I didn’t have a soccer game on the weekend. The local streams were nice, but they weren’t as big as Pine Creek and they sure didn’t have the hatches either. Hendrickson’s, Blue Quills, March Browns, Grey Foxes, Isonychia’s, Green and Brown Drakes, and many others allowed me to explore fly patterns which represented the different stages of their lives. It was also fun to try out different materials on various hook shapes and styles.
Over the years fly tying became easier, less frustrating, not as much constructive criticism from Dad, and I was catching more Trout on the fly. One major thing that I did learn during those years, and it didn’t have to do with fly tying, was that if the Trout didn’t know I was present, I had a much better chance of success with less than perfect flies. I still believe that to be true today and tell that to all new fly tyers.
In November 1992 myself, my father and a few buddies, headed to Maxwell Creek located in New York. My father and his buddies had been fishing the Salmon River (NY) and other Lake Ontario tributaries for quite a few years, but this would be my first trip targeting lake run Brown Trout, Steelhead, and Coho Salmon. We hooked plenty of Brown Trout and Coho Salmon, but only two Steelhead. Luckily I happened to be one of the guys who landed one. It wasn’t huge but it was my first one and I still remember it smashing the egg sucking leech like it was yesterday.
A simple tube fly that works in many color combos
Tube spey co. pippet
Bead spey co. disk small
Tail black rabbit
Body cross cut black rabbit
Ribs Blue and Purple flash
Collar light blue artic fox tail
2 collar black schlappen
3 collar blue schlappen
1 Atatch bead and melt the front
Cut tube to leanth and put into vise. Then start thread and tie on the tail. I used a 11/2 in tail
Next i tie in cross cut rabbit and then i make a dubbing loop at the tail head
Then i load the flash in the dubbing loop and twist it up
Wrap cross cut rabbit forward to creat the body
Now wrap the loop of flash forward to creat the ribs
Now make a dubbing lopp and load with fox tail. Then wrap it to creat a collar
Take your first color of schlappen and take 2 wraps
Take your second color of schlappen and make 4 wraps and finnish the head
Allways a JUNKIE