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 - Blue Rat

  Hook - Up eye salmon 2-12
  Thread - Red
Tag Oval silver tinsel
Tail Golden pheasant crest
Rib Oval silver tinsel
Veil Piece of blue floss extending from mid body to half way down the Tail
Body Rear 1/2 - bright blue floss; front 1/2 peacock herl or black floss
Wing Small bunch of grey fox guard hair - or well marked grey squirrel tail to barb of hook
Hackle Grizzly tied back
Cheeks Optional - Jungle cock with blue Kingfisher over