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Fly Tie Information

Fly Title: Classy Flashy
Tyer Name: Forrest
Originator Name: Forrest
Entry Rating:   (6 votes)

Targeted Species

drum,trout, flounder,blues

Details

Fishing Location: Sound
Fly Type: Saltwater Flies
Head: hot glue with green flecks
Eyes: !/4 in. doll or 3D
Throat:
Body: tapered 1/32 split shot covered with gold mylar
Rib:
Wings: white, green and black knitting yarn pearl flash, gold flash and peacock herl
Thorax:
Hackle:
Tail:
Tag:
Underbody:
Hook:
Thread: gray flat used

Materials List

split shot, gold mylar, white and green/black knitting yarn, pearl flash, gold flash, peacock herl

Notes/Steps

1-Crimp split shot over hook, add cement and cover with mylar. Tie font and back leaving room for material tie and head.Pick out mylar on tail end.
2-tie 4 strands white yarn to each side - top with 4 strands green/black yarn. To top tie 5 strands peacock herl.
3-Add 15 strands pearl flash to each side - add 15 strands gold flash to each side.
4-In hot glue pot add green sparkle and form head on fly.(transfer and start forming with toothpick) Use wood burner to fuse eyes into head and to finish head shape.
5-Use pick to groom and trim with scissors

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Members' Comments

That is a nice piece of work Forrest. I have tied dries for mt. trout, but now I want to tie my own saltwater flies. You do good work.
Posted 03-14-2007 by Slowriser (Angler Member)