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Aug 26 2008

Fire fry Contributor: Silverinvicta

Recipe Tags

Classification: Freshwater Saltwater
Category: All Purpose Attractor
Bugs & Baits: Bait Fish
Fish: All Purpose
Color(s): Black Brown Orange Red Silver
Recipe viewed 2613 times. Recipe ID: 987654378

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Fire fry

Captain Hamilton size 10
Sheer 14/0 Black
Black varnish
Silver/gold tinsel
Two bright red hackle points tied to face each other
Tied at throat, Silver Mallard fibres, Sparse
Orange and black fox tail
Bronze Mallard tied in as a roof

Originaly dressed for the salt, to copy a Red Gurnard.. a fish we catch a lot of off the coast.. other predators also catch a lot of them..It was dressed on a long shank hook.. this version is for stillwater rainbows.. but I wonder would it do where Cutthroats, Dolly Varden, char etc are present???? Have'nt tried it on Rivers yet.... The underwing is constructed by using black and orange foxtail fibres.. mixed, the black are shorter than the orange and only extend to the end of the body.. The orange extend out and above the tail, to just beyond the end of the tail...The Mallard overwing extends to cover the orange underwing.

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  • By: doughboy
  • Date: 10/23/10
The Fire Fry

this wasn't to bad to tie looks really good i like it

  • By:
  • Date: 09/01/08
Nice Fly

This is a good looking Fly that I am going to try to tye up a few and try them in the local waters here in Colorado.