Primarily used when salmon have recently migrated from salt to fresh water, or for steelhead. Can be effective when river flows are turbid and you need a bright fly with more "presence."
Could be tied in chartreuse.
How to Fish
Traditional wet-fly swing. If the water temperature is below 52 degrees, consider using a sink-tip line with a 4-6 foot leader.
HOOK: Teimco 7999, sizes 2-8
WING: White calftail, tied sparse
TAIL: Red hackle fibers
BODY: Orange chenille, tied rather fat and tapered at both ends