Fly Tying Recipes

Estaz Willow Bugger

The most time-consuming part of tying these flies is the painting and dry time of the willow leaf spinners. I paint all ahead of time, dry with a hair dryer the day after painting and store until needed. Do not paint entire front of spinner (pool in the center of convex side) allowing a thin …

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Pheasant Tail Jig Nymph

Materials Hook: Hanak H 400 BL Jig Hook size 14-16 (or any jig hook)Bead: 2.5 – 2.8 mm Slotted Gold/Copper Tungsten Bead (has to be slotted)Thread: 8/0 or 70 denier Fire Orange Thread (try any bright color)Tail: Coq de Leon (barred/speckled) (or Hungarian partridge)Rib: Copper wire – small (mix it up with any color wire)Body: Natural Pheasant Tail FibersThorax: Gray …

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