Charles Barton: Pinecone
I have been tying stuff onto hooks for a long time. It began with poppers and jig heads, which served the fishing I was taught to do by my father. By the age of twelve I was approaching burn out from fishing the warm water mud pit impoundments of central Arkansas. Dear ol` Dad save...
Charles Barton: Universal Spey
Hook: Daiichi salmon fly hooks size 3/0 down to size 10
Thread: Clear Mono
Eyes: Barbell or bead chain (he uses Wapsi "Real Eyes")
Tag: Holographic Tinsel wound down the hook bend and back up
Body: Pine squirrel zonker palmered to just behind the eye.
Collar: Whiting Spey feather, a...
Doug McKnight: Sasquatch
Hook: 4x-6x long Streamer hook
Thread: UTC 140
Eyes: Lead Dumbbell eyes
Tail: Brown and Burnt Umber Marabou
Legs: Tan speckled rubber legs
Body: Woodchuck Hair spun into a loop of Med. gauge wire
Steve Potter: Dahlberg Rabbit Strip Diver
Willy Self: Willy's Squirrel Cray
dia-riki 285 #10-6
antennae - flexi-floss & orange marabou
thin skin of your choice(lt olive fly spec used)
Squirrel stripped zonker color of choice.
Hen soft hackle(choice)
Medium wire or magic stretch
Lt olive dubbing or color of choice.
Willy Self: Willy's UV Cray
Hook: size#8 dia-riki 280
Thread: olive thread 3/0 mono
Ribbing: black flexy floss
Underbody: orange marabou
Body: mottled olive and black flake(slither skin)soon to be on thw market.
Dubbing: Light olive u.v.dudding
Pincers: slither cone skin cut pinchers
Hackle: olive grizzley...
Jesse Riding: J's Spidey Sense
Hook: Standard Scud Hook Size 12
Thread: Black 6/0
Eyes: Rainy’s Bug Eyes
Body: Rainy’s Black 1/8” Evazote (Cut to shape)
Hackle: Black Dry Fly Saddle
Legs: Black Sili Legs
Indicator: Orange Acrylic paint
Species used for: Panfish, Bass, Trout, etc.
Places specifically used a lot...
Ben Byng: Damsel Lite
This fly is great for the skinny damsel nymphs found in lakes in the Sierra Nevadas.
Hook: Daiichi 1270 size 8
Thread: 8/0 Olive
Tail: Jay Fair brown/olive marabou
Body: Jay Fair brown/olive marabou ribbed with chartreuce flashabou
Thorax: Jay Fair brown/olive long s...
Boots Allen: Lantham Crayfish
Hook: Alec Jackson style 1/0 salmon hook (example- TMC 7999)
Thread: UTC 140, Burnt Orange
Claws: Ringneck pheasant neck feathers (those coming off the neck saddles directly posterior of white ringneck feathers)
Appendages: Four strands of copper Flashabou, plus two strands of peaco...
Harley Reno: Elvira
Hook: Mustad 32756 or Eagle Claw 570 in 4, 6, 8
Thread: Danville's 3/0 waxed monocord in black, brown, or green
Eyes: Dazl-eyes in black or brass in 3/16 or 5/32
Tail: Black Marabou
Hackle: Rope made of Four strands Krystal Flas in ultraviolet or pearl, 1 Grizzly saddle hackle, 1 b...
Doug McKnight: Deer Hair Popper
Hook: Bass bug hook, or standard saltwater hook.
Thread: Flat waxed nylon white
Tail: 3 or four pairs of wide webby Rooster neck hackle, white, brown, yellow dyed grizzly, crystal flash
Head/Body: Deer belly Hair white; Deer body hair, brown, Black
Legs: 3 or 4 medium round rubber ...
Doug McKnight: Deer Hair Slider
Thread: Flat Wax Nylon
Eyes: Doll Eyes
Tail: 4-6 Saddle eyes
Body: Spun Deer Hair trimmed to Bullet Shape
Weed Guard: Heavy Mono
Steve Potter: Cicada
Hook: Daiichi 1750 size 8
Thread: Flat Waxed Nylon
Body: Stacked Deer Hair, white on top for fisherman
Antenna: Hackle stem
Legs: Centiped Legs, medium
Hackle: Oversized neck hackle, just at the hook gap
Dave McKee: Carp Pattern
Hook: Dai Riki 710 #4
Thread: Black Fwn
Tail/Wing: Black Rabbit Strip
Rib: Copper Wire
Body: verigated chenille
Fin: India Hen
Head: Black Deer Hair / White Deer Hair
Steve Potter: Dahlberg Diver
Hook: Daiichi 2546
Thread: Gudebrod GX2 or Danville's Flat Waxed Nylon 210 Denier
Legs: Krystal Flash Pearl, Three or Four Whiting American Rooster Hackleplaced on each side of the hook away from each other.
Head: Stacked Deer Hair or Cow Elk Your choice of colors. I like mellow nat...