Quincy Smelt

 

Quincy Smelt

hook CS15
hook size(s) 2-8
thread 6/0
head black
tag gold or gold holograph tinsel
rib gold or gold holograph
throat “belly” gray fishair to bend in hook
wing-under read fishair
wing 2 dark blue dun saddle hackles
cheek long red body feather of a golden pheasant to bend of hook
topping 4-8 strands of black krystal flash

notes: WHEN FISHED ON A GRAY DAY, SEEMS TO SHOW UP REALLY WELL WHILE FISHED AT THE SURFACE OR SLIGHTLY BELOW. FEATURED IN MY BOOK “LONG FEATHERS LONG FLIES”

submitted by: Ken Thayer at SMELT@MAILEXCITE.COM