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 #4
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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 dyed red seal, a little hare's ear and a little muskrat fur. The color should be a grayed, mixed pink. Ribbed with narrow oval gold tinsel.
Wing Wood duck, light.
Hackle One light Cree and one medium dun hackle. .