Teddys Tackle Fly Fishing and Fly Tying Supply
 
American Red 6/22/2019

FLY PATTERN American Red 

 

Hook:  standard stainless - sizes 6 or 8

Thread:  red 6/0 or 8/0  

Tail: red tailing fibres (or yarn unraveled)

Body:  red chenille  

Rib:  flat silver tinsel - small

Wing: Krystal Flash - chartreuse or lime green 

 

Tying Instructions

1.  Wrap hook from eye to bend in red thread.

2. Tie in tailing material same length as hook shaft

3. Tie in tinsel, then chenille just above barb

4. Wrap chenille up to one eye width behind eye.  Rib with tinsel.

5. Tie in Krystal Flash wing.

6.  Form large red thread head, cement well and tie off.


 

 
 

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