Brown Bear Tackle Box Fly Patterns

Please read the patterns carefully before attempting to tie them.

This will help avoid frustration. I have tried to put the pattern down in order of construction and some of these can become complicated and time consuming.


  Name - Atherton #1
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  Hook - Std dry 12-16
  Thread - Cream
Tail Pale dun hackle fibers
Ribbing Small oval gold tinsel
Body Very pale fox-belly fur
Wing Hackle points from a light, glassy natural dun.
Hackle Very light Cree, or one pale ginger and one light grizzly hackle wound so as to mix the colors.