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

  Name - Orange Parson

  Hook - Up eye salmon 2-12
  Thread - Black
Tag Oval silver tinsel
Tip Purple floss
Tail Golden pheasant crest overlaid with a few golden pheasant tippet fibers
Rib Oval silver tinsel
Hackle Lemon yellow palmered over the body
Body Rear 1/3 Orange floss. Front 2/3 - equal parts orange, red, and brown seal dubbing mixed
Wing Golden pheasant tippet tied back to back
Topping Pair of golden pheasant crest feathers
Shoulders Golden pheasant tippet tied back to back
Horns Blue and yellow fibers of a Macaw - Optional because they are rare