In todays fly tying video I show you how to tie the Green Rat.  This pattern was tied originally by Warren Duncan for Atlantic Salmon but is a good steelhead pattern as well.


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Green Rat Material List

Thread:  Size 70 Ultra Thread red (click here to purchase)

Hook:  Dai-Riki #899 Size #6 (click here to purchase)

Tail: Peacock Sword (click here to purchase) 

Body: back half green floss (click here to purchase) and front half peacock (click here to purchase)

Rib:  Medium silver oval tinsel (click here to purchase)

Hackle:  Grizzly Hackle (click here to purchase)

Under-Wing: White Calf-tail and orange calf tail (click here to purchase)

Wing:  Grey Squirrel (click here to purchase)

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The Green Rat as tied by me and as originally tied by Warren Duncan was the focus of this fly tying tutorial.  If you have any additional questions please leave a comment below or connect with me on social.

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