I like orange for most salmon applications and at the crack of dawn which sometimes is at 2:30 AM here I like orange the best. This fly is a dual purpose type. In low light conditions like turbid water and rainy days It makes a fine searching pattern for steelhead / trout also.
The Sunrise Special;
Hook: Single salmon #2 - #8
Tag: Narrow gold tinsel
Body: Black floss
Rib: Medium gold tinsel
Hackle: Front part of body is wound with bright orange spey hackle and is collared with jet black spey hackle
Wing: A pair of bright orange goose shoulder sections