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.

Atlantic Salmon & Steelhead

  Name - Crossfield
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  Hook - Mustad SL73U BLN 2-12
  Thread - Black
Tag Fine oval silver tinsel
Tail Golden pheasant crest
Body Embossed silver tinsel (One could try holographic tinsel as well)
Wing Mallard or teal. Grey squirrel provides much better movement
Hackle Blue saddle in front of the wing
Notes This fly with a red head and a fluorescent red tip has been used as well