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|Name || Sand Lance |
|Category ||Salmon/Steelhead |
|Tube ||1/8 or 5/32 plastic lined, copper, brass, or aluminum tubing. 1.5 to 2 inches in length |
|Thread || White 6/0 |
|Tail ||None |
|Body || Pearlescent diamond braid |
|Throat || From bottom, white bucktail, a few strands of pearlescent crystal flash |
|Wing || From bottom, white bucktail, pearlescent flashabou, grey sea fiber, silver crystal flash, black sea fiber on top |
|Head || Pearl mylar tubing pulled back |
|Eyes || XL gold stick on or prism eyes?.5 minute epoxy over the entire head |
Sand Lance 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.