Jungle Ghost by Eunan Hendron

Jungle Ghost by Eunan Hendron
Jungle Ghost by Eunan Hendron

Tied by: Eunan Hendron
Originated by: Leslie K. Hilyard
Source: Carrie G. Stevens: Maker of Rangeley Favorite Trout and Salmon Flies – Hilyard, 2000, pg. 152

Jungle Ghost Streamer Fly Pattern

Hook: Gaelic Supreme Mike Martinek Rangeley Streamer hook 8xl #1
Thread: White 8/0
Tag: Silver flat tinsel
Body: 5 equal sections of floss; orange, yellow, red, purple and green
Belly: Graduated jungle cock nail pairs tied in at each body junction
Rib: Silver flat tinsel
Underwing: Golden pheasant crest
Wing: 4 medium dun hackles
Shoulder: Silver pheasant
Eye: Jungle cock nail
Head: Black

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Eunan Hendron – I’ve been tying flies since I was about 10 or 11, a direct progression from fishing stillwater team competitions with my father as a young boy. I began tying classic flies (wet, streamer and atlantic salmon) towards the end of 2011, having never tied them before. A pretty steep learning curve, not for the feint of heart, but many thanks are due to the members of various forums who gave me tips and constructive criticism to aid my progression.
Eunan’s Addicted to Vise blog
[visit Eunan’s streamer page on Streamers 365]

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