Silver Downeaster

 

Silver Downeaster

hook Orvis single or double salmon
hook size(s) 2-10
thread black
tag fine oval silver tinsel
tail golden pheasant crest
butt black ostrich herl
body flat silver tinsel
rib fine oval silver tinsel
collar orange hackle – collar style, pulled down
wing black bear

notes: Tie collar on first then the wing over top. Works great on the Margaree LaHave and St. Mary’s rivers for salmon and sea trout.

submitted by: Joel Sampson at joel.sampson@stmarys.ca