Hoh Bo Spey

Created by Charles St. Pierre

Uses

This popular pattern is useful anytime you are using a sink tip line--summer or winter.

Variations

Other good color combinations are orange/pink and orange/purple.

How to Fish

Present with a traditional wet-fly swing.

HOOK SHANK: Waddington or similar hook shank. Or use 1X heavy, standard shank, turned-up eye; e.g. TMC 7999 or equivalent, and cut off hook at the bend

THREAD: Black

HOOK WIRE: "Intruder" wire for stinger hook

REAR COLLAR: Pink Ice Dub

RIB: Oval silver tinsel

HACKLE: Guinea fowl. Palmer after body is dubbed

BODY: Blue Ice Dub

UNDER WING: Black marabou, wrapped around shank. Add a few strands of Krystal Flash or Flashabou

OVER WING: A few strands of Krystal Flash or Flashabou, then a few fibers of amherst pheasant fibers

HEAD: Black thread, varnished