Published Apr 3. 2024 - 3 months ago
Updated or edited May 16. 2024


This is my tying of Guy Plas’ Incomparable pattern. I learned about this fly from Jean-Paul Pequegnot’s book “French Fishing Flies”.

This pattern uses pardo Gallo de Leon (speckled ones) from the “kidney” feathers tied as a false hackle in front of a grey dun rooster hackle. The rooster hackle is tied with the best side facing the rear so the fish see the best side of all feathers.

The book does not say how the fly is tied so this is my guess.

Hook: dry fly
Body: thread - colors that are popular are red, yellow, brown, orange, olive. Silk is preferred and lacquered.
Tail: grey dun rooster - I used grey Indio Gallo de Leon
Back Hackle: grey dun rooster
Front (false) Hackle: Pardo Gallo de Leon


Adam Rieger

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