|Light brown thread the entire hook length.|
|Tie in 6 long pheasant tail feather barbs, |
leaving a tail the length of your hook curve.
|Wrap down 2/3rds length of the hook. Snip, then add |
6 more barbs w/ rachis (thick) ends toward the eye.
|Wrap thickly at the thorax, then secure so ends slant |
toward the tail. Tie off, apply head cement if desired,
and position wings (free ends) as desired.
|Now snip wings to desired length. |
Wings are shown up here. Another popular position is
wings out and to the side.
This is a very effective Idaho fly fishing fly. Try it out and remember fish this fly however you want. You may discover a new, very effective technique. If you do email me YellowStonefly at this Idaho Fly Fishtes Blog and I will publish your thoughts here or simply join this blog (top right-hand column) and place your ideas yourself. Tight, shaking lines to you all and come fly fish Idaho soon.