Fly Tie Information
Fly Title: Classy Flashy
Tyer Name: Forrest
Originator Name: Forrest
Fishing Location: Sound
Fly Type: Saltwater Flies
Head: hot glue with green flecks
Eyes: !/4 in. doll or 3D
Body: tapered 1/32 split shot covered with gold mylar
Wings: white, green and black knitting yarn pearl flash, gold flash and peacock herl
Thread: gray flat used
split shot, gold mylar, white and green/black knitting yarn, pearl flash, gold flash, peacock herl
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
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