Published May 25. 2017 - 6 years ago
Updated or edited May 26. 2017

Gander Bay Butterfly

First of all I should clarify, this is one of the several variations of a Gander Bay butterfly that I have had success with and am tying in this video. This particular version is very similar to the Ingalls butterfly and some people refer to this version as the gander bay butterfly.

This fly has proven effective on the Gander river from the start of the season in June until it closes in the fall in October.

Was not pleased with the focus on GoPro Fly Tying videos so for this one switched to Canon Rebel T1i shot in 1080p.

For best quality viewing switch youtube settings to 720 or 1080P.

Fly Materials
Hook: Size 8 Daiichi 2421 Salmon Hook
Tag: Flat Silver Tinsel
Butt: Green Uni Stretch
Tail: Dyed Red Golden Pheasant Crest
Ribbing: Small Silver French Tinsel
Body: Peacock Herl
Wing: Calf Tail (Split Wing)
Hackle: Brown Hackle in front of wing (2-3 wraps)

Music (had to update previous video so it would play on mobile)
Sleepy Jake - Silent Partner
Feel Good Rock - Audionautix
Heavy - Huma Huma


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