Recipe courtesy of Jocelin LeBlanc NSFA
NORTH SHORE SMELT
Another great Jocelin original fly, this smelt pattern is intended for sea run brook trout fishing in the brackish water of the ST Laurence North Shore river estuaries. It has proven throughout the years as a late spring effective searching patterns especially in larger normal size..
Hook - Streamer or similar hook size 2 to 12
Thread - black
Tail - squirrel tail
Body - silver mylar # 10 ou #12
Rib- gold oval tinsel
Throat- White calftail and orange hackle tips
Wing- Crystal flash pearl, lateral line peacock herl, White bucktail and purple bucktail and with some peacock sword.
Cheeks- mallard flank white