Fly Fishing – Fly Patterns

Stillaguamish Sunrise

Hook: 8 to 2 Thread: 6/0 Black Tail: Mixed yellow and red saddle hackle fibers Body: Yellow or Red chenille Rib: Medium silver tinselHackle: Yellow and red saddleWing: White calftail.

Tying Instructions:

  • Tie in several yellow and red saddle hackle fibers at bend of hook for tail.
  • Tie in flat silver tinsel.
  • Tie in chenille.
  • Wrap thread forward followed by chenille, secure chenille at eye of hook and trim.
  • Wrap tinsel forward over chenille and secure with thread and trim.
  • Tie in 1 red and 1 yellow saddle hackle, and make 2 or 3 wraps, secure with thread, and trim.
  • Wrap back slightly with thread, while stroking the hackle back.
  • Tie in white calftail over top of body for wing. Wing should extend beyond the body.
  • Trim, whip finish, and head cement.