Wednesday, 7 January 2009

Classic wets

For all the playing around with materials , there is always a place for the traditional patterns:

Winged March Brown



Hook: Wet-fly #14 - #10
Thread: Bennechi 12/0 Olive
Rib: Fine silver or copper
Tail: English Partridge
Body: Hare’s Ear
Hackle: English Partridge
Wing: English Partridge

2 comments:

Jindra Lacko said...

Dave,

what a timeless classic! The more I see of bright new synthetics, the more I like my trusty Hare's mask.

I would tie it with red instead of olive thread, but that is a minor issue :)

Jindra

letumgo said...

I enjoyed the step-by-step photos you posted on the Fly Tying Forum web site. Definite classic!