Northwest Fly Tyer

The fly tying pages of Monte Smith

Indian Summer

As featured in Tying Classic Freshwater Streamers by David Klausmeyer (2004):


Hook:               Gaelic Supreme Mike Martinek Rangeley, #1 (8XL)

Tag:                  A turn of Silver Twist (Uni-Products)

Body:                Lagartun flat silver metal tinsel

Ribs:                 Silver Twist, orange Japanese silk, Lagartun small oval silver tinsel; counter wrapped with Lagartun medium oval gold tinsel

Belly:                Small bunches of yellow, orange, and white bucktail

Throat:             White schlappen with red schlappen at front

Wing:                Yellow, orange variant, red variant and olive variant hackles (four per side, eight total).

Shoulders:         Green phase golden pheasant neck feather

A better view of the body design, though the picture makes the shoulder feather look strange:

Indian Summer

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