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Pocono 10-22-2010 06:43 PM

Alaska Mary Ann
 
Alaska Mary Ann
Alaska Mary Ann http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/ph...0/IMG_0434.JPG
Type of fly Steelhead
Originator of pattern if known
Tied and Submitted by Pocono
Level of tying experience needed to tie this pattern This is a full dress version of an Alaskan classic, an advanced level of tying skills would be helpful. For tying the original version, intermediate skills would be helpful
Materials listed in order of tie in:
Hook Salmon, Partridge bartleet size 6 here
Thread Uni white 8/0, switched to black 8/0 for head
Tag Small flat copper tinsel, followed by red floss (Uni floss here)
Tail Golden Pheasant crest dyed red
Rib Small oval copper tinsel
Body Tea dyed bone Uni floss
Hackle Ginger rooster size 22 Whiting 100's used here
Wing Polar bear (or a substitute like bucktail)
Cheeks Junglecock nails
Head  
Special tying notes for a more simplified versions
Hook Same
Tag Fine flat silver tinsel
Tail Red hackle fibers
Ribbing Medium flat silver tinsel
Body Cream chenille
Wing White bucktail or polar bear
Cheeks (optional) Junglecock
Target species Steelhead
Fishing notes

jpbfly 10-23-2010 11:52 AM

Re: Alaska Mary Ann
 
I was sure that with such a name this fly would be a beauty:bowdown:


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