Fly Tying a Patriot Fly with Jim Misiura

Coming from Jim Misiura, this time is an interesting dry fly design, Jim’s Patriot Fly. In his usual, easy to follow style, Jim brings us one more great recipe. Thanks Jim.


To tie Jim Misiura’s Patriot Fly, you need the following:

  • Hook: standard dry, sizes #12 to #18, Jim used Maruto d31SSC in size 14
  • Thread: Red colored
  • Tail: Dark Ginger
  • Body: 1/3 Teal Krystal Flash, 1/3 Red Thread, 1/3 Teal Krystal Flash
  • Wing: white para post, Jim used Hemingway’s Para Post Wing in White
  • Hackle: Dark Ginger
Maruto dry fly hooks d31SSC

Maruto Dry Fly Hooks d31SSC


Para Post Wing - White

Hemingway’s Para Post Wing – White


Try tying this great fly yourself! Give us your comments below. Share photos of your Patriot flies or fish caught with this pattern on our Facebook page.

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A fly fishing addict, the Founder and Managing Director of Frosty Fly. As part of research and development, occasionally tuned out somewhere by the river or by his vise.

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