Lets get started on the prawn!
Thread- UTC 140 Fl. Orange
Trailer Loop- 35lb Slickshooter
Shank- Tiemco 7999 2/0
Butt- Seal Fur
Tail- Whitings Spey Hackle
Feelers- Stripped Hackle Tips
Underbody- Silver Holographic Tinsel
Overbody- Palmered Saddle Hackle
Shell Back- Golden Pheasant
Eyes- Jungle Cock
Step One: Straighten out the bend on the shank you choose to tie on, and tie in trailer loop.
Step Two: Spin and wrap dubbing ball.
Step Three: Tie in Feelers.
Step Four: Tie in tail fibers.
Step Five: Tie in and palmer silver holographic tinsel, and then an orange saddle hackle.
Step Six: Spin another dubbing ball.
Step Seven: Tie in a palmer rhea, and then fold over and wrap back.
Step Eight: Tie in two pieces of golden pheasant as a rear underwing.
Step Eight: Spin polarbear in dubbing loop and palmer an under collar
Step Nine: Tie in and palmer rhea, then fold over and wrap back.
Step Ten: Add a second set of feelers (optional)
Step Eleven: Tie in a guinea feather and palmer the final collar.
Step Twelve: Add a matching set of jungle cock eyes.
Steve Thirteen: Attach the final shell back of two golden pheasant feathers.
Here is the simplified version from the website.
And finally here is the proof that they work. The 'boss' with a slab from the skeena this fall.
I hope everyone who read the post enjoyed the fly. And that it brings you lots of fish and confidence on the end of your line. Till next time....