Fly, Notes and Photo by Steve Burke
Used by Permission
Hook: T10-6H, Gamakatsu Salmon, 1/0 Red
Body: Kelly Green Tinsel Chenille
Wing, In Order: Bunch Silver Flashabou, Small Bunch Wine Krystal Flash, Several Strands Green Flashabou
Head: Red thread
Here is an appropriate fly for the season. There are several versions of a fly out there called “Christmas Tree”. This pattern here, though, is a variation of a Canadian fly (originator unknown) that calls for a Flat Silver Tinsel body with a V-Rib and a Silver and Green Flashabou wing.
More flies/commentary by Steve are at http://www.salmonfly.net/.
From December 2013 newsletter.