In todays video I show you how to tie an Admiral Steelhead Pattern. This traditional steelhead fly comes from Trey Combs book: Steelhead Fly Fishing and Flies.
This fly is a steelhead version of the original tied by Eustace Rogers. Take a look below for the material list.
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The Admiral Material List
Tail: Red hackle fibers
Body: Red yarn or floss
Rib: Medium oval tinsel
Hackle: Red Hackle
Wing: White calf tail or Bucktail
You can find The Admiral in Steelhead Fly Fishing and Flies by Trey Combs. Trey notes that the original pattern was tied for rainbows but was used effectively for steelhead.
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