Category Archives: Tony Smith

#332 – Torrish

Tied by: Tony Smith Adaptation by: Tony Smith Originated by: Mr. Radcliffe Source: Classic Salmon Flies: Mikael Frodin, pg. 183 Hook: Gaelic Supreme Mike Martinek Rangeley Streamer hook #1 10xl Thread: Black Tail: Blue peacock body feather fibers Body: Silver … Continue reading

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#266 – Herb Johnson Silver Minnow

Tied by: Tony Smith Originated by: Herb Johnson Source: Forgotten Flies 1999, Schmookler & Sils Hook: Mustad 36620 #2 Thread: Black Tail: Mixed red and yellow hackle fibers about a gap long. Body: Black wool yarn. Ribs: Embossed silver tinsel … Continue reading

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#205 – The Thief

Tied by: Tony Smith Originated by: Dan Gapen Source: Streamer Fly Tying and Fishing (Joseph D. Bates, Jr., 1966) Pg. 347 Hook: 4xl Sproat #2-#14 Thread: Black Tail: 2 sections of red duck or goose as long as hook gap … Continue reading

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#94 – Stewart’s Hawk

Tied by: Tony Smith Originated by: Austin Hogan Source: Streamer Fly Tying and Fishing (Joseph D. Bates, Jr., 1966) Pg. 344-345 Hook: 4xl Thread: black 8/0 Tail: Small bunch of white bucktail, half as long as hook shank. Body: Embossed/pleated … Continue reading

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#15 – Herb Johnson Badger Dace

Tied by: Tony Smith Originated by: Herb Johnson Source: Forgotten Flies (Paul Schmookler and Ingrid Sils, 1999) Hook: Mustad 36620 #2 Limerick Tail: Mixed dun, red and yellow hackle fibers Body: Heavy yellow tying thread* Rib: Flat silver tinsel Throat: … Continue reading

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Herb Johnson Bucktails

I can hardly believe that the fall is almost here. I’ve been checking out the salmon returning to the tributaries this past week and am glad to see more than I have the past couple years. The project is starting … Continue reading

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