Hook: Partridge Bartleet Blind-eye #3/0
Thread: Sheer 14/0 Black
Tag: Lagartun French Tinsel, Yellow Floss
Tail: Golden Pheasant
Body: Yellow & Black Floss
Rib: Lagartun French Tinsel, UNI-Mylar
Hackle: Spirit River Schlappen
Wing: Golden Pheasant Tail, Veinard Mallard Duck Bronze Shoulder
I bought some material to start off tying the classic atlantic salmon fly Jock Scott, but I realized that I didn’t have good enough goose shoulders to create a good wing for this #3/0 hook. So this is a freestyle to start familiarizing myself with more classic salmon tying, but not following any particular pattern. I also mix up different styles here, but this is just for practicing thread control and placements.
Front view: I like the profile it creates with the low wing and the JC sides.