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|Name || Heron Prawn |
|Category ||Salmon/Steelhead |
|Tube ||3 mm orange FlexTube with hard plastic insert (1.5 MM) inserted in the front to create a smaller head |
|Thread || Fire Orange 6/0 |
|Tail ||2 Heron Feathers (dyed red) wrapped around the tube like hackles. A few fibers of pearlescent flashabou |
|Body || Large orange cactus chenille |
|Eyes || XXL Brass eyes |
|Hackle || Dyed red Heron palmered over the front 2/3 of tube |
|Wing || Three long natural red pheasant rump feathers |
Heron Prawn was tied by Contributing Fly Tyer, Stuart Anderson, owner and operator of Adipos Flytying and The Canadian Tube Fly Company.
You can read about Stuart and see many more of his fine tube flies, as well as other creations, by visiting The Flies of Stuart Anderson.