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 - Red Abbey

  Hook - Mustad SL73 2-10
  Thread - Black
Tag Oval silver tinsel
Tail Red hackle fibers
Rib Flat silver tinsel - some patterns call for oval instead
Body Red floss
Wing Brown (Fox) squirrel
Hackle Natural red tied as a collar