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HOOKS:

THREAD:
JOINT:
HEAD:
COLLAR:
HACKLE:
BODY:
TAIL:
Tail - Tiemco 300 #4
Head - Daiichi 2220 #2
3/0 Brown
30lb Mono & 1 Red Bead
Possum
Olive Marabou
Olive Schlapen
Golden Emu
Olive Barred Marabou

A great Winter Steelhead pattern, fish it deep and slow during the cold months. When the water warms up try swingin' this pattern too!

Step By Step:



Start with a very secure thread base on the Tiemco 300 hook.



Wrap threadbase back to the hook bend. Tie in the marabou feather so it is about the length of the hook shank.




Tie in the hackle feather by the tip here.



Followed by the 2pieces of Emu.



Wrap the emu forward and tie off.




Then palmer the hackle forward and whip finish head.



Start with a very secure thread base on the Daiichi 2220 hook.



Wrap one end of the mono to the hook then slide the red bead over the mono and then slide the finished rear of the flu on to the mono.



Push the free end of the mono back thru the red bead and secure mono to the hook (feel free to add a drop of superglue or head cement at this point to the thread.




Tie in a clump of marabou or whats left of your schlapen to cover the joint.




Tie in the hackle feather by the tip here.



Tie in the 2 pieces of Emu.



Wrap the Emu forward and tie off.




Then palmer the hackle forward tie off.




Tie in a piece of olive marabou and tie it in as a collar.



Cut a clump of opposim or rams wool and tie it in so that the tips sweep back over the body a bit. Take a couple of wraps through the flared butts to lock the hair in place.


Complete the fly by trimming to shape with a razor blade or sharp scissors. Trim the bottom of the head somewhat flat, while trimming the rest of the head somewhat broad. Take care not to cut the hair that forms the collar.

Additional Tips/Photos:
  • Great Winter pattern, meant to be fished deep and slow.
  • Try adding rubber legs or Flashabou for more movement.
  • Cutting off the rear hook at the bend gives it a better action.
Tied By: Erik Rambo.


Sneaky Pete




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