Salmon and Steelhead Patterns - Page 3


 

 

Name : Denali (Elliot)

Category : Pacific Salmon

Hook : Size 2

Tail : Red Hackle Fibers

Body : 24-Guage Copper Wire

WINGS : Bucktail or Substitute in Three Layers; Silver Doctor Blue on Top and Bottom; Orange in Middle

Hackle : Yellow Hackle Tied in as a Throat

 

 

Name : Pink Shrimp

Category : Pink Pacific Salmon

Hook : Size 4, 6, or 8

Tail : Pink Bucktail Tied in at Hook Bend; Leave Butts Extending Forward for the Shellback

Body : Pink Sparkle Chenille

Hackle : Pink, Either Palmered or at the Front

 

 

Name : Winter's Hope, Hairwing (McMillan)

Category : Silver Salmon

Hook : Size 1/0 and Larger

Body : Flat Silver Tinsel

WINGS : Orange Calf or Bucktail Over Yellow Calf or Bucktail

Hackle : Two Turns of Turquoise Blue Hackle, Followed by Two Turns of Purple

 

 

Name : Lady Hamilton (Wahl)

Category : Pacific Salmon

Hook : 6 to 3/0

Tail : Red Goose Primary Strip

Body : Red Floss Ribbed with Flat Silver Tinsel; Wind Floss Back and Forth in Several Layers, Cementing Between Layers to Build up Good Taper

WINGS : Orange Bucktail over White Bucktail

Head : Black, Built Up With Tread; Paint White Eyes with Black Pupils

 

 

Name : Lord Hamilton (Wahl)

Category : Pacific Salmon

Hook : 6 to 3/0

Tail : Red Goose Primary Strip

Body : Yellow Floss Ribbed with Flat Silver Tinsel; Wind Floss Back and Forth in Several Layers, Cementing Between Layers to Build up Good Taper

WINGS : Red Bucktail over White Bucktail

Head : Black, Built Up With Tread; Paint White Eyes with Black Pupils

 

 

Name : Christmas Tree

Category : Pacific Salmon

Hook : Size 6-10, Long Shank, Down Eye

Tail : Magenta Wool

Body : Black Chenille Ribbed with Gold Tinsel

WINGS : Black Marabou Topped with (Optional) Several Strands of Black Crystal Flash and Several Strands of Lime Green Crystal Flash

Head : Black

 

 

Name : Atherton Squirrel Tail

Category : Pacific Salmon

Hook : 2/0 to 6, Heavy Wire, e.g. TMC 7999

Tail : Golden Pheasant Tippet

Body : Slender Black Dubbing

WINGS : Red Squirrel Tail

Rib : Oval Silver Tinsel

Thorat : Brown Hackle Fibers

 

 

Name : Outrageous

Category : Pacific Salmon

Tail : Orange Red Hackle Fibers

Body : Peacock Herl

WINGS : Peacock Blue Bucktail (I substituted Calftail

Head : Red

 

 

Name : Coho (Simmons)

Category : Sockeye/Coho/Steelhead

Hook : Mustad 36890, Sizes 2-6

Body : Silver Mylar Piping, Wrapped Around Hook Shank

WINGS : Red Calf Tail over White Calf Tail with a Topping of Peacock Herl

 

 

Name : Carlson Coho

Category : Sockeye/Coho/Steelhead

Hook : Mustad 36890, Sizes 1-4

Tail : Unraveled Silvar Mylar Tubing, From End of Body

WINGS : Pink Bucktail over White Bucktail with a Topping of Peacock Herl

Thorat : Hoyt Pink Saddle Hackle

 

 

Name : Willie's Sockeye (Morris)

Category : Pacific Salmon

Hook : Salmon, Weighted (Optional)

Tail : Fluorescent Orange Glo-Bug Yarn Topped by Unraveled Pearl Mylar Tubing From Body

WINGS : Orange Over White Bucktail

 

 

Name : Baker Buster (Baker)

Category : Pacific Salmon

Hook : Mustad 7970, Sizes 2-8, Weighted (Optional)

Tail : White Marabou

Body : Starting From the Rear to the Front, Red Hackle, Unraveled Silver Mylar Tubing, Red Hackle, Unraveled Silver Mylar Tubing, Red Hackle

 

 

Name : Queen Bess

Category : Salmon/Steelhead

Hook : Sizes 2-6

Thread: Black

Tail : Gray Squirrel Tail

Body : Silver Tinsel

WINGS : Gray Suirrel Tail Over Yellow Bucktail

 

 

Name : Marc's Tidal Strategy

Category : Pacific Salmon

Hook : Mustad 36890, Sizes 2-6

Body : Gold Mylar Piping, Wrapped

WINGS : Chartreuse bucktail; five strands of silver Flashabou on each side of the wing

Head : Black

 

 

Name : N.W.O. Streamer (Goll)

Category : Pacific Salmon

Hook : Stainless Steel, Sizes 4/0 - 2

 

Thread

Flame Orange

Body : Silver Tinsel Chenille

WINGS : White FisHair over Which is Unraveled Mylar Tubing, Over Which is Hot Pink FisHair, Topped by Peacock Herl

 

 

Name : Red Rocket (Ash)

Category : Pacific Salmon

Hook : Stainless Steel, Sizes 4/0 - 6

 

Thread: Red

Tail : Unraveled Silver Mylar Tubing

Body : Silver Mylar Tubing Over Lead Wire

WINGS : Four Red Saddle Hackle Tips (Two Per Side)

Thorat : Silver Flashabou, Long

 

 

Name : Brunette Bomber

Category : Pacific Salmon/Steelhead

Hook : Sizes 2/0 - 8

Thread: Black

Tail : Brown Fur (I used human hair!)

Body : Olive V-Rib Over Flat Silver Tinsel

WINGS : Brown Fur (I used human hair)

 

 

Name : Dean River Lantern, Chartreuse

Category : Pacific Salmon/Steelhead

Hook : Sizes 1/0 - 8

Thread: Matching

Tail : Black Squirrel Tail, Long

Body : Fluorescent Chartreuse, Red, Orange, Yellow or Green Edge Brite Overlapped

Hackle : Matching Saddle Hackle

 

 

Name : Peacock Blue Coho

Category : Pacific Salmon/Steelhead

Hook : Sizes 2 - 4

Thread: Black

Body : Oval Silver Tinsel

WINGS : Peacock Blue FisHair or Bucktail (I Subbed Calf) over White FisHair or Bucktail

Thorat : Peacock Blue FisHair or Bucktail

 

 

Name : Godawful Fly (Bond)

Category : Pacific Salmon

Hook : Size 2-6, weighted (optional)

Body : Vermillion Wool or Glo-Bug Yarn

WINGS : Pearl Flashabou over Cerise Marabou over Vermillion Yarn

Head : Red

 

 

Name : Tanner's Yarn Fly (Tanner)

Category : Pacific Salmon/Steelhead

Hook : Size 2-4,

Body : Orange and Red Chenille Tied in Alternating Turns to Create A Striped Body

WINGS : Orange Knitting Yarn Topped with Red Knitting Yarn

Tag : Flat Silver Tinsel

 

 

Name : Firecracker

Category : Pacific Salmon

Hook : Size 2/0 - 4, Weighted

Tail : Unraveled Silver Mylar Tubing

Body : Silver Mylar Tubing, Secured at Rear of Hook with Tying Thread

WINGS : Chartreuse FisHair Over White FisHair

Thorat : Unraveled Silver Mylar Tubing

 

 

Name : Flame On Coho (Atwell)

Category : Pacific Salmon

Hook : Size 4-10, Weighted

Body : Gold Twist Tinsel

WINGS : Hot Pink FisHair Over Yellow FisHair over Hot Pink FisHair

 

 

Name : Raffia Shrimp, Chartreuse

Category : Pacific Salmon/Steelhead

Hook : Size 2/0 - 3/0, Weighted with .025 to .030 Lead(Optional)

Tail : Chartreuse Bucktail, Long

Body : Chartreuse Chenille

Hackle : Chartreuse Saddle Hackle, Palmered Over Entire Body

Rib : Chartreuse or Light Green Mono

 

 

Name : Raffia Shrimp, Orange

Category : Pacific Salmon/Steelhead

Hook : Size 2/0 - 3/0, Weighted with .025 to .030 Lead(Optional)

Tail : Orange and Yellow Bucktail, Mixed, Long

Body : Yellow Chenille

Hackle : Red Saddle Hackle, Palmered Over Entire Body

Rib : Light Orange Mono

 

 

Name : Silver Brown (Haig-Brown)

Category : Pacific Salmon

Hook : 2/0 to 6

Tail : Short Wisps from Golden Pheasant Reddish Breast Feather

Body : Flat Silver Tinsel

WINGS : Small Bunch of Orange Bucktail, Polar Bear or Calf Tail with Strips of Golden Pheasant Tail on Both Sides

Thorat : Fiery Brown Hen or Reddish Breast Feather of Golden Pheasant, Long

 

 

Name : Battle Creek (Spencer)

Category : Pacific Salmon /Steelhead / Rainbow Trout

Hook : Size 2-8, 3X long, weighted with .025 - .030 lead (optional)

Tail : White Marabou

Body : Shell Pink Chenille

Hackle : White, Palmered Over Body to Head; Two Turns of Orange Hackle at Head

 

 

Name : Flash Fly

Category : Pacific Salmon

Hook : Size 4-10, Weighted

Tail : Silver Flashabou

Body : Silver Poly Flash Over Lead Wire

WINGS : Silver Flashabou Over Fluorescent Orange (I Used Orange Crystal Flash)

Hackle : Red Saddle Hackle

 

 

Name : Woolie Shrimp, Pink

Category : Steelhead/Pacific Salmon

Tail : Hot Pink Goat Hair, Long

Body : White Chenille

Head : Red

Hackle : Hot Pink Saddle Hackle Palmered over body

 

 

Name : Woolie Shrimp, Purple

Category : Steelhead/Pacific Salmon

Tail : Hot Pink Goat Hair, Long

Body : Purple Chenille

Head : Red

Hackle : Purple Saddle Hackle Palmered over body

 

 

Name : Woolie Shrimp, Chartreuse

Category : Steelhead/Pacific Salmon

Tail : Hot Pink Goat Hair, Long

Body : Chartreuse Chenille

Head : Red

Hackle : Chartreuse Saddle Hackle Palmered over body

 

 

Name : Sparkle Shrimp, Hot Pink

Category : Pacific Salmon/Steelhead

Tail : Pearl Flashabou (I used Krystal Flash)

Body : Weighted with .035 Lead; Hot Pink Chenille

Hackle : Hot Pink Saddle Hackle Palmered Over Body

 

 

Name : Pooch Persuader (Taylor)

Category : Chum Salmon

Hook : The pattern calls for a Tiemco 9394, size 6 (I didn't have one and tied it on an Alec Jackson Nickel.

Tail : Thin silicone chartreuse skirt holographic tinsel ( I subbed Glow-Green Flashabou)

Body : Danville depth ray fluorescent nylon wool, chartreuse

Hackle : Chartreuse neck hackle, stripped on one side and palmered

 

 

Name : Iliamna Floozie (Triggs after Gerken)

Category : Pacific Salmon

Hook : The pattern calls for a Daiichi 246, size 4-1/0 (I didn't have one and tied it on a Daiichi 2451.

Tail : Bubble gum pink marabou

Body : Large hot pink Cactus Chenille overwrapped with Estaz Metallique

Eyes : Bead chain, nickel or stainless steel (Judge according to size of fly and weight required)

Hackle : Large Hot-Pink Schlappen