Fly Patterns


Crater's Crane Fly.
Hook: TMC 100 size 18.
Body: Ferruled dubbing loop (brown dubbing).
Legs: Four turkey tail feathers, 1 fiber knotted for each leg.
Wings: Brahma hen soft-hackle feathers trimmed on one side and tied back in a loop.
Hackle: Brown saddle hackle.


The Curmudgeon Crumpler.
Hook: Skalka Scud/Czech Nymph #14.
Thread: White 6/0 UNI-thread.
             Camel 6/0 UNI-thread.
Legs: Turkey tail feathers (2 fibers knotted, trimmed down to 1 fiber past the knee.)
Wings: Montana Fly MFC Wing Material, plain web.
Elk hair.
Brown Saddle Hackle.
Step-by-step tying instructions at: Colorado Fly Fishing Reports.  


Hook: Skalka Scud/Czech Nymph #14.
Thread: Blue 6/0 UNI-thread.
                  Brown 6/0 UNI-thread.

Wire: UTC Ultra Wire, two strands, 
             one gun metal blue and one silver.
Dubbing: Poul Jorgensen, SLF, electric blue.
Hackle: Brahma hen saddle hackle, brown.


Hook: TMC 3769 size 8 (or 10).
Thread: Olive 6/0 UNI-thread.
               Camel 6/0 UNI-thread.
Body: Light ginger ostrich hurl.
Hackle:
Tuft of badger guard hair.
               Brown Brahma Hen soft hackle.

 


Rooster Baby.
Hook: Gamakatsu SC15, 2/0.
Thread: Danville's 3/0, black.
Tail: Banjo's tail hair.
Body: Banjo's body hair, some dyed black with Rit dye.
Eyes: Hareline Dubbin, 1/4" oval pupil 3D eyes.