08-02-2011, 07:32 PM
Re: a weird experience and claw-dad fly pattern
Here's one that's simple to tie. As has been said, presentation is more important than the imitation. This fly is about 3 inches long.
Think of it as a hair jig for a fly rod!
Material List: Hook: 1/0 Matzuo Sickle Bait Holder
Eyes: Lead barbell
Thread: Danville Flat Waxed Nylon, Tobacco Brown
Underwing: Natural rusty tan red fox tail over light tan coyote tail, with a few strands of copper flashabou
Overwing: Natural Red Fox Squirrel tail
Tying Instructions: Tied in the style of a Clouser Minnow
The barred looking hair is Red Fox tail, or you could substitute Squirrel tail hair, either dyed Gray Squirrel, or natural Fox Squirrel.