By popular demand! The mega prince how-to fly tying video by Barrett. This fly has a lot of moving parts and is a bit of a pain to tie, but it’s worth it. It is the top big trout slayer on the McKenzie and Willamette systems consistently throughout the year.
Hook: Size 8 TMC 5262
Thread: 6/0 Black Uni-thread
Bead: 5/32″ brass or gold
Antennae: Hareline Barred Crazy Legs Barred Golden Yellow Pearl Flake
Tail: Brown chickabou, legs
Rib: Copper ultra wire
Body: Peacock herl
Hackle: Brown grizzly hen, or Brown Hen Cape
Wing: White goose biots, legs
Dubbing: Peacock Ice Dub
Be sure to check out our updated fly tying resource pages: Willamette and McKenzie fly tying library and our new Oregon Steelhead Patterns page. Bookmark these pages as we’ll be updating them regularly.