Salmonfly.Net Salmon and Steelhead Fly Tying Guide  In Memory of Yuri Shumakov 

 Salmonfly.Net
Fly Patterns

Border Collie (Wood)

Fly Tying

Basic Tying Instructions

Anatomy of a Fly

Salmon and Steelhead Hooks

Fly Tying Tools

Materials Glossary

Fly Patterns

Fly Search

Match Flies to Species

Contributing Tyers

Show Your Flies Here

More Information 

Steelhead Facts

Pacific Salmon Facts

Tips and Techniques

Forum

Site Map

Archives

Flies

Issues

Photo Gallery

 

Border Collie - A John Wood Fly


Name Border Collie
Category Steelhead/Trout Streamer
Hook Gamakatsu, T10-6H, #1
Tip Small oval, silver tinsel
Tag Purple floss
Tail White tipped turkey tail
Butt Ostrich herl
Rib Small oval, silver tinsel
Body ĺ black floss, ľ scarlet floss
Throat Black seal sub
Hackle Grizzly saddle
Wing Two black hackle tips back to back
Head Black

Border Collie was originated and tied by Contributing Fly Tyer John Wood. Take a look at his contributor page, The Flies of John Wood, to see many more of his flies.

John's Notes: This pattern was designed in honor of our late border collie, Butch. Though Iíve yet to take a steelhead or salmon on it many river brown trout have come to hand using this pattern.

Fly Fishing 341x81

Home  |  About Salmonfly.Net  |  Links  |  Stores  |  Contact the Webmaster

This page is maintained by Salmonfly.Net (Friday, January 30, 1998 to )