PJ Whiteback Smelt by Gary Fraser

PJ Whiteback Smelt - Gary Fraser
PJ Whiteback Smelt – Gary Fraser

Tied by: Gary Fraser
Originated by: Peter Janes

PJ Whiteback Smelt streamer fly pattern recipe

Hook: Partridge CS15
Thread: Black 8/0
Butt: Chartreuse wool
Body: White floss or pearl braid
Rib: Gold and silver flat tinsel (fine)
Belly: White and underneath peacock herl
Throat: Red hackle fibers
Underwing: Grey bucktail topped by peacock herl and 3 or strands of pearl Flashabou then topped by Black bear hair
Wing: 2 white saddle hackles flanked by shorter grizzly hackles
Cheeks: Lemon wood duck
Head: Black

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Gary Fraser Gary Fraser – Born in Rural Cape Breton I had the luxury of growing up with some of the finest trout and salmon fishing in the world on my doorstep. I am a father of two, an avid outdoorsman, guide and owner of nsflyfishing.com a website used with other guides and anglers to promote fly fishing and fly tying here in Atlantic Canada. I have had little time on the water the last number of years with a young family and working away but things are coming together for a great 2012 season.
nsflyfishing.com
[visit Gary’s streamer page on Streamers 365]

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