Fly Fishing – Fly Patterns

Green Butt Skunk

Hook: 8 to 2 Thread: 6/0 Black Tail: Red Mallard flankButt: Fl. Green Chenille Body: Black Chenille Rib: Medium flat silver tinsel Hackle: Black saddleWing: White calftail

Tying Instructions:

  • Tie in mallard flank at bend of hook for tail.
  • Tie in fl green chenille, make 1 or 2 wraps, secure with thread and trim.
  • Tie in flat silver tinsel and black chenille.
  • Wrap chenille forward, followed by chenille. Secure chenille at eye of hook and trim.
  • Wrap tinsel over chenille, secure with thread, and trim.
  • Tie in 1 black saddle hackle, and make 2 or 3 wraps, secure with thread, and trim.
  • Wrap thread back slightly, while stroking hackle fibers back.
  • Tie in white calftail on top as wing. Wing should extend past body.
  • Trim, whip finish, and head cement.