Saturday, August 21, 2010

Perch Fry mini lure

The 2010 version of a pattern I've had a lot of success with in the past:

Hook: FM comp heavyweight #10
Thread: UTC70 brown olive
Tail: Globrite floss #5
Rib: UTC hot orange
Dubbing: blend of peacock, dark olive, pearl and caddis ice dubs
Hackle: Olive grizzle hen, palmered
Wing: Dark olive marabou tip
Collar Hackle: Leggy black hen
Cheeks: Hot orange goose biots


troutrageous1 said...

Like the look of that fly. Is there a particular way (technique) you use to fish it?

Matthew Eastham said...

Thanks. I usually fish it on the point of a three wet fly cast. Intermediate or full sinking line.