Fly Tying Vid: Stayner Ducktail (very apropos for a new private fishery)

Fly Tying Vid: Stayner Ducktail (very apropos for a new private fishery)

This is a classic stillwater streamer suggestive of small perch. Given that the main forage fish in our NEWEST private fishery are perch, and they’re devoured by brown trout averaging over 20 inches, this is a neat one…

Hook: Standard 3xl streamer, #6-14

Thread: Black 6/0

Tail: Orange hackle fibers

Body: Olive chenille

Rib: Gold tinsel, Flashabou, etc.

Throat: Orange hackle fibers

Wing: Natural gray mallard flank feather fibers

Head: Tying thread and glossy head cement.

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