#279 – The Crimson Fly

#279 The Crimson Fly - Don Ordes
#279 The Crimson Fly – Don Ordes

Tied by: Don Ordes
Originated by: Don Ordes

Hook: Mustad 3907A #2
Thread: White
Tag: Gold flat tinsel
Body: Red floss
Rib: Gold flat tinsel
Belly: Yellow fluoro fiber then red polar bear
Wing: 4 badger dyed red hackles flanked by 2 red hackles flanked by yellow fluoro fiber flanked by shorter badger hackle dyed red
Eye: Jungle cock nail
Head: Red with a black band

Notes: Don’s streamers always display a glimpse into his artistic side and showcase his eye for color. The Crimson Fly is was tied on a red and black theme. The black of the badger hackle is mirrored in the band on the head of the fly as Don takes a queue from Carrie Stevens. The Crimson Fly should serve anglers well on cloudy and dark days, trolling the deep cool waters of Northern Maine.

Don OrdesDon Ordes – Mr. Fantasy Fly. I don’t know how to describe myself as a fly tier, so I don’t know anyone else could, at least and be accurate. I enjoy all kinds of tying and then some which aren’t even kinds one can explain. I am serious at times, but most times not. I enjoy flies for fishing, but not the ones anyone else fishes.
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