Freight Train

Created by Randall Kaufmann

 

Recipe

HOOK: 1X heavy, standard shank, turned-up eye; e.g. TMC 7999 or equivalent. Sizes 2-8

THREAD: Black

TAIL: Purple hackle fibers

WING: White calftail with pearl Krystal Flash

RIB: Fine silver tinsel

BODY: In sequence from back to front: fire orange fuzzy wool, red fuzzy wool, back chenille

HACKLE: Purple

 

Uses

A top-producing summer steelhead fly on rivers such as the Deschutes.

 

Uses

Traditional wet-fly swing.

 

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