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.
Frenchie Variant Rogues’ Gallery:
Farmington River wild brown, 12/28/16:
Farmington River wild brown 3/20/17: