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 #2
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  Hook - Std dry 12-16
  Thread - Cream
Tail Light brassy or rusty dun hackle barbules or a mixture of light ginger and light dun.
Ribbing Small oval gold tinsel.
Body Light buff or pale tan fox-belly fur mixed with natural seal's fur and a small amount of hare's ear
Wing Wood duck, light.
Hackle One light Cree and one medium dun hackle. .