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 #3
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  Hook - Std dry 12-16
  Thread - Cream
Tail Medium Cree hackle barbules or a mixture of ginger and grizzly.
Ribbing Small oval gold tinsel.
Body Natural seal's fur mixed with bright yellow seal's fur, fox belly fur dyed yellow or dyed mohair. The color should be a light yellow but not too strong and should have a mixed look
Wing Wood duck, light.
Hackle One light Cree and one medium dun hackle. .