Fish Taco

Created by Jeff Hickman

 

Recipe

HOOK WIRE: "Intruder" wire for stinger hook

THREAD: Red

REAR COLLAR: Blue Ice Dub

RIB: Oval silver tinsel. Wrap over body/hackle after it is tied off

BODY HACKLE: Saddle hackle to match front hackle. Palmer after body is dubbed

BODY: UV Purple Ice Dub

FRONT HACKLE: Chartreuse ostrich. Add a few strands of Krystal Flash or Flashabou

TOP HACKLE: Chartreuse guinea fowl

HEAD: Red thread; whip finish and cement

 

Uses

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

 

Variations

Other good color winter steelhead colors are black-and-blue, black-and-red, red-and-pink, orange, orange-and-red, black-and-purple, pink-and-white.

 

How to Fish

Present with a wet-fly swingon a sink-tip line.

 

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