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 - Orange Parson
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  Hook - Partridge 2-12
  Thread - Black
Tag Oval silver tinsel
Tip Purple floss 
Tail Golden pheasant crest overlaid with a few golden pheasant tippet fibers
Ribbing 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 
Shoulders Section of barred wood duck flank
Topping Pair of golden pheasant crest feathers
Horns Blue and yellow fibers of a Macaw - Optional because they are rare