Wet flies

Hope

Target fish: trout / grayling / barbel

DRESSING:

Hook: 8 - 14
Mounting thread: black
Tail: green/turquoise parakeet feather fibers
Body: olive rabbit dubbing
Back: 2 or 4, depending on hook's size, goose biots dyed olive mounted flat and secured with rib
Rib: metal golden tinsel
Thorax: 2/3 olive rabbit dubbing, 1/3 hare's ear dubbing and final 2 turns thin flashy dubbing
Wing: green/turquoise parakeet breast feather mounted flat to form a v-shape
Head: chartreuse tungsten bead
Notes: good searching pattern, especially in spring or in alpine streams.




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