Jim Misiura's Green Highlander Variation Salmon Fly

Fly Tying a Green Highlander Variation Salmon Fly with Jim Misiura

A great recipe for an Atlantic salmon fly coming from Jim Misiura – his Green Highlander Variation. Easy steps for an interesting fly design. Definitely something to try out. Thanks Jim for sharing with us.


To tie Jim Misiura’s Green Highlander Variation Salmon Fly, you need the following:

  • Hook: salmon hooks sizes  #1/0 to #8, Jim used Maruto m30 Salmon & Steelhead Wet Fly Hooks in size #6
  • Thread: Black
  • Tag: Oval Silver Tinsel / Yellow Floss
  • Tail: Golden Pheasant Crest
  • Butt: Black Ostrich Herl
  • Rib: Oval Silver Tinsel
  • Body: Rear 1/3 Yellow Floss Front 2/3 Green Seal Fur
  • Green Hackle
  • Underwing: Golden Pheasant Tippet
  • Overwing: Mix Green and Orange Buck Tail
  • Wing: Red Squirrel Tail
  • Cheeks: Golden Pheasant Neck Feathers (Red)
  • Hackle: Yellow
Maruto Salmon & Steelhead Wet Fly Hooks m30

Maruto Salmon & Steelhead Wet Fly Hooks m30


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