Published Sep 1. 2015 - 1 year ago

Branchu

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Originator: 
Jean Guy Côte
Pattern type: 
Streamer
Difficulty: 
Easy
Instruction: 
  1. Tie in a small bunch of tippet as a tail, about half shank length or a little less
  2. Dub the body to a slender, cylindrical shape
  3. Taper it down in front. Leave room for wing and hackle
  4. Tie in a small bunch of wood duck as a wing, length as the body
  5. Tie in a hen hackle, shiny side forwards
  6. Turn the hackle wet fly style and make shure it lies rather flat
  7. Trim the hackle stem
  8. Form a small head
  9. Whip finish and varnish
Materials: 
Hook
Kamasan B800, size 4-2
Tying thread
Orange 6/0
Tail
Golden Pheasant tippet
Body
Orange dubbing - seal's fur or Scintilla
Wing
Wood Duck flank - yellow or natural. Mallard is a possible alternative
Hackle
Furnace or cree
Head
Tying thread
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