Tied by: Robert Frandsen
Originated by: unknown
Source: A Further Guide to Fly Dressing; John Veniard (Pg 235)
Hook: Mustad 94720 #6
Thread: White 8/0
Tail: Natural brown hackle fibers
Body: Salmon pink floss
Rib: Silver flat tinsel
Belly: White bucktail
Throat: Natural brown hackle fibers
Wing: Brown bucktail under peacock herl
Eye: Jungle cock nail
Notes: Bob has brought some interesting patterns to the project with the patterns found in ‘A Further Guide to Fly Dressing’ by John Veniard. The dressing is straightforward, following the natural coloring of a white sucker minnow or similar species.
Bob (Robert) Frandsen – I started fishing at a pretty early age going as a hanger on with my grandfather in my pre- school years.
I began tying flies at 13 under the guidance of Lance Wedlick who was well known in Australia more as writer.
“The Blacker Compendium” | Robert’s site
[visit Bob’s streamer page on Streamers 365]