Steelhead flies can range from surprisingly simple to extremely complex. However, one feature that most effective steelhead flies have in common is their ability to suggest life as they swing through the water column. In other words, they have great movement in the water.
So, today we’re coming at you with a relatively simple pattern to tie that’s sure to come alive in the water, courtesy of Stuart Foxall.
The Predator – Tying Instructions
The predator fly is an important pattern as it was one of the first designs of fly that utilized rhea. Not only did this give us a design that gave us a big profile with minimal weight, it also remained incredibly full of movement. For that reason, aggressive fish find this style of fly highly addictive. I take my cap off to you Mr. Paul Miller!
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