|Trail wire:||Steelon Nylon Coated Wire|
|Body:||Gray & White Icelandic Sheep|
|Hackle:||7" long Grizzly Saddle Hackle|
|Other:||Pearl Crystal Flash & Bronze Flashabou|
Notes on tying:
1. Cut off 1 to 2 inches of steelon with clippers. Put trailing hook onto steelon, wrap 3-4 times and melt wrap with a lighter or match. Cut tag end off.
2. Tie and super glue steelon trailer on the hook shank leaving 1" behind hook bend.
3. Cut off Icelandic sheep from hide, pull off bottom fuzzies and tie in sparse amount of gray wool with 2 wraps and a half-hitch.
4. Tie in 5 pieces of crystal flash and flashabou with pieces in uneven segments. Top with gray Icelandic sheep.
5. Tie 2 long saddles parallel to hook shank, tie on cheeks and glue eyes.
6. Superglue head, wool, and cheeks at head.
This is a pattern developed form an article by Dave Whitlock in Trout Spring 1990, (pg. 32-35) for bass. This is a long, light body fly that casts easily. This fly is also a good shad imitation for wipers. It should also work on pike and muskies.
Mike Hogue 2925 Grand Ave #18. Des Moines, IA 50312