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Zoo Couger

Fly Tie Information

Fly Title: Zoo Couger
Tyer Name: Keith Gallaher
Originator Name: Kelly Galloup
Entry Rating:   (7 votes)

Targeted Species

Trout, Bass, Pike

Details

Fishing Location: River
Fly Type: Streamers/Bucktails
Head: Bleached Elk or Deer Hair
Eyes: None
Throat: None
Body: Pearl body braid
Rib: None
Wings: White calf tail underwing, mallard feather over
Thorax:
Hackle:
Tail: Pale yellow marabou
Tag:
Underbody:
Hook:
Thread: Waxed monocord

Materials List

Notes/Steps

1. Mallard wing is tied in "flat wing style"
2. Spin collar of hair with tips facing back. Then spin and pack shorter clumps of deer hair to complete head.
3. Trim head to give it a somewhat flattened and wide profile. This gives it more action on retrieve.

Suggested Rod/Reel/Line

Members' Comments

Excellent work.
Posted 02-07-2007 by NCangler