Totally different but the same. Howzat? Curved shank instead of straight. Copper instead of gold. Brass instead of tungsten. Pheasant tail tail and no red thread collar. I like this bug as the bottom fly on my drop-shot nymph rig. What do you know? The trout like it there, too.
Hook: TMC2499SP-BL size 10-18
Bead: Copper (brass)
Thread: UNI 6/0 red
Tail/Abdomen: Pheasant tail fibers
Rib: Small copper wire
Thorax: Orange Ice Dub
Frenchie Variant Rogues’ Gallery:
Farmington River wild brown, 12/28/16:
Farmington River wild brown 3/20/17:
20+” Farmington River Survivor Strain, April 2020:
Beautiful, and beautifully simple, fly.
All fixed. 🙂
Nice neat fly. What kind of finishing knot did you tie?
That’s a hand tied whip finish.
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