This one was new to me. It was created by New Zealander Geoff Sanderson in 1941 and I found it in Mike Dawes’ “Fly Tier’s Companion.”
Hook: #8-10 long shank
Tail: Brown squirrel (or regular squirrel)
Body: Orange chenille
Hackle: Ginger or light brown
If you would like to support Savage Flies’ mission of giving back to the fly tying community, consider picking up some logo merchandise at:
And if you shop at Amazon, please consider using the following Amazon storefront for any purchases. (The channel makes a small percentage of sales when purchased through these links.)
Savage Flies is a project with the mission of encouraging and teaching fly tying to as many people as possible. The channel is named after one of my western Maryland homewaters, the Savage River. Thanks for stopping by.