I don’t link to forums often, but there are a few gems to be had in terms of tutorials. I’d like to see these forum tutorials put into a more formal article on one of the fly tying magazine sites at some point. At any rate, it’s a great looking pattern with a well written tutorial.
Recipe for the Flatwing Steelhead Fly – Click Here Hook: Daichii 2451 – size 4 shown Thread: 6/0 Platform (tail base): White Calf tail/Kip tail Tail: 1 pink saddle tied over 1 slightly shorter white saddle feather Dubbing: Ice dubbing – Pearl in dubbing loop Throat #1: White Calf tail/Kip-tail Throat #2: White Marabou feather wrapped Wing: 1 Olive saddle tied over 4 stands of purple Flashabou, over 10 lavender bucktail hairs, over 10 white bucktail hairs
2 for the price of 1. Davie ties up 2 flies on this video, a Pheasant Tail Nymph(PTN) and a nice little scud pattern called the Hoglouse. This version of the PTN isn’t my favorite, but it’s a respectable tie. I like to finish mine off with a few legs underneath and tied at the head. Great flies, thanks for the bonus Davie.