August Fly Challenge pattern

grey ghost smelt

 

Hook:              # 6 or 8

Tail-whisks:     Medium bunch of red-dyed hackle whisks.

Body:              Flat silver tinsel with oval silver rib.

Tail / Wing:     2 grey hackle feathers optionally tied-in:- as tail, under the body wraps (illustrated)

                        or as wing, on top of the body wraps (Matuku style)

                        NB The method used will not be judged per se.

Hackle:            Grey hackle feather.

Head:              Black & small.

Notes:              1: Note carefully the fly proportions in the illustration.

                        2: You may also view this pattern on the AFAC web-site.

                        3: July pattern, Red Setter, entries due August club night, or posted or delivered to me to 20 Fraser Rd Papatoetoe, Auckland 2025, the next day.

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