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.

Ingredients

  • Hook: salmon hooks sizes  #1/0 to #8, Jim used Maruto m30 Salmon & Steelhead Wet Fly Hooks in size #6
  • Thread: 8/0 Thread in Black
  • Tag: Oval Silver Tinsel / Yellow Floss
  • Tail: Golden Pheasant Crest
  • Butt: Ostrich Herl in black
  • Rib: Oval Silver Tinsel
  • Body: Rear 1/3 Yellow Floss Front 2/3 Green Seal Fur, or try Hemingway’s Peacock Dubbing in Green
  • 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
Hemingway's Peacock Dubbing - Green
Hemingway’s Peacock Dubbing in Green
Hemingway's Standard Thread - Black
Hemingway’s 8/0 Thread in Black

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